Space Command Chief: Air Force Considering Alternatives To Space Fence

By Courtney Albon / July 16, 2013 at 4:43 PM
The Air Force continues to await a Space Fence acquisition decision from the Pentagon and, in the meantime, is considering how it may be able to upgrade and extend the life of existing sensors should the contract not be awarded. Gen. William Shelton, chief of Air Force Space Command, said at a breakfast on Capitol Hill this morning that the Air Force is actively looking for alternatives to boost its existing space situational awareness capabilities should the Pentagon choose not...

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