Pentagon Approves Latest Air Force Space Fence Plan


The U.S. Defense Department has signed off on Air Force plans to release a revamped request for proposals  for its delayed next-generation space surveillance system.

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Delay To Add $70 Million to Space Fence Tab
Industry Touts Maturity of Space Fence Technology

U.S. Air Force Anticipates More Space Fence Studies


Amid budget uncertainty and a delayed contract award, the U.S. Air Force will ask the two companies vying to build the next-generation Space Fence to demonstrate how their competing space-object tracking system concepts would handle a range of operational scenarios.

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So Far, Stopgap Space Fence Replacement ‘Looks Pretty Good,’ Shelton Says
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With Current System Slated for Closure, Air Force Defers Next-gen Space Fence
U.S. Air Force Sets March 2014 Target for Space Fence Award
U.S. Air Force: Space Fence Shutdown To Save $14 Million Annually

Space Fence Shutdown Expected To Weaken Orbit Surveillance Network


The shutdown, ordered by Gen. William Shelton, commander of Air Force Space Command, also will reduce the overall capacity of the system.

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Shelton Orders Shutdown of Space Fence


The U.S. Air Force is shutting down a key part of its space surveillance network for tracking orbital debris.

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Raytheon, Lockheed Martin Remain Hopeful on Space Fence
Space Fence Contract on Hold Pending Review

U.S. Air Force Receives Bids for Space Fence


Lockheed Martin and Raytheon submitted competing final proposals for building a next-generation space surveillance radar network for the U.S. Air Force, the companies announced.

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