Air Force defers Space Fence Increment 2 decision to future budget

February 23, 2018 at 11:18 AM
The Air Force is delaying a decision about how to proceed with the second Space Fence radar site, excluding funding for the initiative from its fiscal year 2019 budget request. The first Space Fence radar, located at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, is slated to reach initial operational capability in the third quarter of FY-19, and the program requires a second site to be fully operational. Officials have said the service would decide whether to move forward with a...

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