DOD eyes 20 potential Guam sites to disperse sensors, control center, missile launchers

By Jason Sherman / May 8, 2023 at 5:46 PM
The Defense Department is eyeing 20 candidate locations across Guam -- including a few in areas not controlled by the military -- for a new 360-degree air and missile defense system, sites required to disperse sensors, missile launchers and command-and-control systems to defend the U.S. territory against advanced Chinese threats in the event of a conflict over Taiwan. On May 5, the Missile Defense Agency announced specific plans to conduct an environmental impact statement for what it called the “...

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