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Kaena Point (U)

Overview (U):

(U) Kaena Point consists of a C-band mechanical which supports the test and evaluation of U.S. ICBM and space launches. As an ancillary mission, this radar spends approximately 128 hours a week supporting the space surveillance mission. This radar operates in the 5,400-5,900 MHz range with a narrow beam which provides accurate data but limited search capability.

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Description User Impact Programmatics Images
Related Initiatives Related Requirements Related Categories Road Map Placements
Additional Hotlinks Lead Office POC  


Description (U):

(U) Kaena Point consists of a C-band mechanical which supports the test and evaluation of U.S. ICBM and space launches. As an ancillary mission, this radar spends approximately 128 hours a week supporting the space surveillance mission. This radar operates in the 5,400-5,900 MHz range with a narrow beam which provides accurate data but limited search capability.

User Impact (U):

(U) Loss of this capability would have a significant impact on the Space Surveillance Network (SNN).

Programmatics (U):

(U) Operational.

(U) Organizations and Funding:

Images (U):

NameTitle
Kaena PointKaena Point
This Table Is Unclassified.

Related Initiatives (U): None.

Related Requirements (U):None.

Related Categories (U):
NameTitle
Collateral SensorsCollateral Sensors
Range RadarsRange Radars
This Table Is Unclassified.

Road Map Placements (U):

NameTitle
SPACE CONTROL: S.S. NETWORKSPACE CONTROL: SPACE SURVEILLANCE NETWORK
This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

Name
1997 Space Surveillance Dev Plan
This Table Is Unclassified.

Lead Office (U):

(U) DoD.

Point of Contact (U):

(U) Maj Mike LaPointe, NSSA, Open Phone: (703) 325-6422, DSN 221-6422.
(U) National Security Space Road Map Team, NSSA, Open Phone: (703)808-6040, DSN 898-6040.

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 28 September 1998





(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999