TITLE

Raytheon Submits Space Fence Proposal

PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Space & Missile Defense Report;11/16/2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the submission of Space Fence proposal by Raytheon Co. for the next generation space debris-tracking radar system of the U.S. Air Force. It states that the system will be an S-band radar tracking orbiting objects and other debris passing over the country that could damage satellites. Moreover, it will replace the Air Force Space Surveillance System (AFSSS), or VHF Fence, that has been in service since 1961.
ACCESSION #
83749494

 

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