Britain considering new radar to keep an eye on space

By George Allison, Published by ukdj, 24 April 2022 The Ministry of Defence is seeking market information regarding Multi-Mode Radar (MMR) able to monitor space, conduct air surveillance in a traditional ground-based air defence role, including surveillance of small air-breathing targets and tactical ballistic missiles. The purpose of the request

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Pine Gap’s role in the arms race between China and the United States makes Australia a target

By Brian Toohey, Published by Community99, 15 April 2022 Developments at the U.S.-Australian satellite intelligence base at Pine Gap near Alice Springs give the United States an unprecedented ability to detect Chinese spacecraft from space and potentially destroy them. Previously, detection was mainly based on ground-based radars, which are no longer seen as suitable for identifying

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