Air Force, MDA eye accelerating Cobra Dane improvements after Hawaii, Pacific radar delays

By Jason Sherman  
February 25, 2020 at 4:26 PM
The Air Force and Missile Defense Agency could accelerate the planned service life extension of the Cobra Dane radar in Alaska -- used to track and classify missile threats, as well as to provide space surveillance and intelligence-gathering -- in the wake of recent delays to new ground radar projects, including the new homeland defense sensor slated for Hawaii and the so-called Pacific Radar. U.S. Northern Command revealed the new development last week, identifying an unfunded requirement in fiscal year...

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