DOT&E highlights need for second Space Fence site

By Courtney Albon / February 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM
The Air Force's new Space Fence radar system is demonstrating the ability to track significantly more small objects in space, but a new report from the Pentagon's top weapons tester concludes that until the service secures a second radar site, the system will not have the power to "continuously track and maintain awareness of these small objects." Director of Operational Test and Evaluation Robert Behler also noted last week in his annual report that while the radar meets accuracy requirements...

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