The radar system was developed for the Air Force's B-2 Radar Modernization Program and features state-of-the-art technologies.
Northrop said the new system hardware installed -- advanced electronically scanned array antenna, a power supply and a modified receiver/exciter -- was developed by Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems under contract to Northrop Grumman.
"Every installation of RMP hardware performed at Whiteman was completed ahead of schedule -- on average three days early," said Ron Naylor, director of B-2 modernization and transformation for Northrop Grumman. "We returned every one of those jets to the Air Force anywhere from one to 11 days early."
The B-2 is a deep-penetration, large-payload bomber. It can fly more than 6,000 nautical miles unrefueled and more than 10,000 nautical miles with just one aerial refueling.
Easer Egg Roll brings thousands to White House
Moore to attend retreat in to avoid Kutcher's wedding