J/APG-2 Weapon Systems // Sensors/Electronics // Airborne Radars

Country of Origin: Japan

The J/APG-2 is an upgraded variant of the J/APG-1 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar developed for Japan's F-2 fighter jets. It was designed to complement the new AAM-4B air-to-air missile by enabling target detection at long ranges. The J/APG-2 takes advantage of new gallium-nitride (GaN) technology for its transmit/receive modules. This increases beam power by 300 percent and range to 75 mi (120 km). A new signal processor is fitted that is faster and more reliable. The...


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