C-Band radar reaches full operational capability in Australia

Members of the US Air Force Space Command and Australia’s Defence Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group attend a ribbon cutting to commemorate the C-Band Space Surveillance Radar System’s attainment of full operational status

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Members of Air Force Space Command and Australia’s Defence Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group attend a ribbon cutting to commemorate the C-Band Space Surveillance Radar System’s attainment of full operational status at Naval Communications Station Harold E. Holt, Western Australia

Members of the US Air Force Space Command and Australia’s Defence Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group attend a ribbon cutting to commemorate the C-Band Space Surveillance Radar System’s attainment of full operational status at Naval Communications Station Harold E. Holt, Western Australia, March 7, 2017.

The radar was dissembled, transported and rebuilt in Australia following the deactivation of Antigua Air Station, Antigua, in July 2015, where it was originally located.

(Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defence photo by Sophie Pearse)

WA, AUSTRALIA
Photo Released by Richard Kotecki
21st Space Wing Public Affairs (US)

Terry Turner

Terry Turner is Senior Editor for Defence.com.au and Editor in Chief for the entire stable of CYBER PRESS magazines.CYBER PRESS is an Australian media business specialising in multi-channel broad audience online digital publishing. Our company is the evolution of Eco Magazines, Australia's premiere dedicated online publisher of full-format digital magazines. Put simply, we specialise, where many merely dabble.

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