U.S. Missile-Tracking Radar Set To Enter Testing

The $347 million LRDR complex in Clear, Alaska.
Credit: Missile Defense Agency
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) will soon begin the testing phase of the Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) program to track ballistic and hypersonic missile attacks on the homeland. The testing phase can begin after the 60-ft.-tall by 60-ft.-wide S-band radar based on gallium nitride...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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