MDA pulls funding for Pacific Radar, postpones Hawaii radar

By Justin Doubleday / February 11, 2020 at 9:49 AM
(Editor's Note: This story has been updated with information received subsequent to publication regarding plans for the Homeland Defense Radar-Hawaii.) The Missile Defense Agency is not requesting any money this year to build new radars in the Pacific after the Pentagon encountered issues securing sites for the new sensors, according to MDA. Last year, the Pentagon's budget request delayed plans for the new Pacific Radar by two years and cut planned five-year spending on the new sensor from $1 billion...

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