The first radar-equipped balloon designed to help counter cruise missiles is being prepared for flight tests at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. The first of two tethered aerostats for the U.S. Army’s Raytheon-developed Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS) system has been flown at Dugway, and components for the surveillance radar are arriving for integration, says Army program director Dean Barten. Located at the Delta site at Dugway, the ...


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