January 28 2011
The U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., has awarded a pair of design contracts to Lockheed Martin and Raytheon for the Space Fence program, according to Military & Aerospace Electronics.
The contracts, each worth $107 million, cover preliminary designs for the Space Fence S-band radar system to detect orbiting space objects.
The Space Fence is intended to replace the Air Force Space Surveillance System (AFSSS) VHF radar. The fence will...
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