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Missile defense budget leaves out funding for $1.9B Hawaii-based radar

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017
                                The less-than-perfect Sea-Based X-Band Radar seems to have returned to a place of prominence in the Missile Defense Agency’s Pacific architecture.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017

    The less-than-perfect Sea-Based X-Band Radar seems to have returned to a place of prominence in the Missile Defense Agency’s Pacific architecture.

  • MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
                                <strong>“Pacific radar is no longer in our budget. We’ve moved it out and I can’t tell you where (funding for it) goes because I don’t know. It goes to other (Defense Department) priorities.”</strong>
                                <strong>Vice Adm. Jon Hill</strong>
                                <em>Director, Missile Defense Agency</em>

    MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

    “Pacific radar is no longer in our budget. We’ve moved it out and I can’t tell you where (funding for it) goes because I don’t know. It goes to other (Defense Department) priorities.”

    Vice Adm. Jon Hill

    Director, Missile Defense Agency

Funding for the $1.9 billion Homeland Defense Radar- Hawaii and a more than $1 billion Pacific radar that was expected to be located in Japan has been zeroed out in the Missile Defense Agency’s fiscal 2021 budget request — raising the possibility that neither radar will be built. Read more

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