Skip to comments.Lockheed Martin submits bid for Space Fence
Posted on 11/19/2010 12:00:38 AM PST by ErnstStavroBlofeld
Lockheed Martin has submitted its proposal for the next phase of Space Fence, a program that will revamp the way the US Air Force identifies and tracks objects in space.
Space Fence will replace the existing Air Force Space Surveillance System, or VHF Fence, which has been in service since the early 1960s. The new systems initial operational capability is scheduled for 2015. The contract is valued at more than $3.5 billion.
For this next phase of the Space Fence program, the Air Force will award up to two preliminary design review contracts worth up to a total of $214 million.
During the 18-month period of performance, selected contractors will develop preliminary system designs, radar performance analyses, evaluations and prototypes, and conduct other technical activities.
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... oops, wrong kind of aliens.
If they can just lower it from San Diego to Galveston, I’ll be real happy!
Or just a circle around DC. Would be smaller, cheaper, and probably as useful.
now that’s thinking inside the box!
That was a great comment, thanks for the laugh!
But don’t you dare even think about a fence along our southern border, shh we can’t afford it.
If I'm not mistaken these are the same guys who did build an electronic border fence for about a billion dollars that the border patrol descibes as useless.
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