AF seeks FY-24 new start for Hawaii radar to meet 'urgent' cruise missile detection need

By Jason Sherman / March 20, 2023 at 11:11 AM
The Air Force wants to launch a competition for a new "state-of-the-art" long-range radar in fiscal year 2024 to defend Hawaii from cruise missile threats in response to an "urgent mission need" from U.S. Indo-Pacific and Northern commands along with the Federal Aviation Administration and have the new sensor operational by 2027. In its latest budget request, the service is seeking $40 million in FY-24 to replace the Hawaii Air Route Surveillance Radar Version 4 (ARSR-4) with what is called...

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