GAO: DOD at risk of accepting huge, new homeland defense radar before verifying it works

By Jason Sherman / May 19, 2023 at 3:28 PM
The U.S. military is at risk of taking ownership of the Long Range Discrimination Radar -- a massive new sensor in the middle of Alaska intended to strengthen defenses against a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile strike -- before fully validating its detection capabilities with target flight tests over the Pacific Ocean. That is a key finding of a new Government Accountability Office audit of the Missile Defense Agency , highlighting the compounding consequences of delays and cancellations of agency...

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