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Mar 20, 2007


Rick Lehner

The missile launch at Vandenberg AFB, Calif. and the sensor exercise supporting it will not "shut off real-time access to the general results." Media will certainly be able to view the missile launch from Vandenberg as they are able to do for any missile launch from the base. Actually, people can see launches from Vandenberg from hundreds of miles away. Since this is a sensor exercise involving the new sea-based X-band radar plus sea-based radars aboard two Navy ships, we will have a good indication of initial radar performance a few hours after the test and this will certainly be released to the public within the bounds of normal classification procedures. It will take at least several weeks to analyze and evaluate the huge amount of data that will be captured by test equipment and the command and control network.

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