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AN/APG-81

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: AN/APG-81

Figure 1: AN/APG-81

Specifications
frequency: X-Band
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF):
pulsewidth (τ):
receive time:
dead time:
peak power:
average power:
instrumented range: 150 km
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/APG-81

AN/APG-81 is operating in X-Band active electronically scanned array (AESA) fire control radar designed by Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems for the F-35 “Lightning” all-weather stealth multirole fighter aircraft. The radar was commissioned in 2005 and is a successor to the AN/APG-77 radar used by the F-22 “Raptor”.