Air Force needs to award OTHR contract 'soon' to meet end-of-decade timeline, contractor says

By Shelley K. Mesch / February 9, 2024 at 2:37 PM
U.S. Northern Command has pushed the need for modernized over-the-horizon radar capabilities within a few years, which a major contractor said would be possible only if the Defense Department is able to issue contracts soon. A previous acquisition plan called for installing a new OTHR system for NORTHCOM in about a decade, but then-NORTHCOM Commander Gen. Glen VanHerck told Congress last year that more money is needed to shrink that timeline. “We need to go faster,” VanHerck told the Senate...

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