DOD advances plan for new $747 million Hawaii missile defense radar

By Jason Sherman / June 6, 2017 at 10:29 AM
The Pentagon is proposing a $747 million project to acquire a new radar to bolster the defense of Hawaii against ballistic missile attack, an initiative -- if approved by Congress -- that will likely usher in a competition to develop and deliver by 2023 a new long-range sensor to protect the United States' Pacific island chain. The Missile Defense Agency's fiscal year 2018 budget request seeks $21 million to commence work on the Homeland Defense Radar-Hawaii program by soliciting ideas...

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