DOD plans south-facing Over-the-Horizon radar, seeks to begin prototyping in FY-24

By Jason Sherman / May 25, 2023 at 6:31 PM
The Pentagon is seeking authorization in fiscal year 2024 to begin prototyping a new homeland defense Over-the-Horizon Radar -- with one each planned in the Northeast, Northwest, Alaska and a Southern-facing array -- for improved long-range sensor coverage of aircraft, cruise missiles, maneuvering hypersonic missiles and maritime surface vehicle threats. The Air Force is seeking $516 million in fiscal year 2024 for the sensor project, including $428.7 million in operational systems development funding and $89.5 million to begin buying long-lead...

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