MDA now aiming for LRDR operational acceptance by Space Force in 2023

By Jason Sherman / May 31, 2022 at 2:34 PM
Pandemic delays continue to ripple across Pentagon plans for a new homeland defense radar in Alaska, with the Missile Defense Agency delaying by a year handover of the Long Range Discrimination Radar to the Space Force, a target that most previously had been set for 2022. MDA Director Vice Adm. Jon Hill said the agency, which took acceptance of the new radar from prime contractor Lockheed Martin in December, is working now to integrate it with the Ground-based Midcourse Defense...

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