Air Force looking to improve radar on munitions

By Vanessa Montalbano / February 12, 2024 at 9:48 PM
DENVER -- The Air Force's top commander in Europe today said he wants to add new capabilities to the service's munitions stockpile, including improved radar to locate and take down small drones. Speaking to reporters here at the Air and Space Forces Association conference, Gen. James Hecker said the nation’s traditional radar systems are unable to detect threats traveling at a low altitude due to the earth’s curvature. “If you stay low enough you can’t see these things to a...

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