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USAF and Obama shutting down Space Fence Oct 1
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[quote:saturn12:MV8yMzIwMDczXzM5NjA5OTQwX0Q0MUMwOTg3] [quote:Anonymous Coward 43157020:MV8yMzIwMDczXzM5NTUwODAyXzZDQzA3NUND] Unless its a redundant system and the Navy Space Command has the primary. [/quote] Shelton said a new Space Fence is being planned now, which will provide more precise positional data on orbiting objects and would become the most accurate radar in the Air Force's space surveillance network. The system that will be discontinued on Oct. 1 is a series of three transmitters and six receivers located across different points in the southern United States. It is operated by Five Rivers Services in Colorado. "When combined with the new Joint Space Operations Center's high performance computing environment, the new fence will truly represent a quantum leap forward in space situational awareness for the nation," Shelton said i Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/space-fence-shut-down/2013/08/12/id/520016#ixzz2c6Z8X3af Urgent: Should Obamacare Be Repealed? Vote Here Now! [/quote]
This is mind boggling stupid, to save 14 million they are shutting down the space surveillance system that tracks objects in space.
"The U.S. Air Force will shut down its space surveillance system that tracks satellites and other orbiting objects by October 1 due to budget constraints"
Obviously they don't feel the need to track objects past October 1st.
I'd say something is up, they getting ready to bug out, and they don't want anyone to know about the incomings.
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