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AN/FPS-108 Cobra Dane  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1977
Total Production: ?
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Raytheon
Parent System: AN/FPS-108 Cobra Dane
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1977
Total Production: ?
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Description: The AN/FPS-108 Cobra Dane is a large L-band, computer-controlled, phased array radar system with communications systems and an operations and test complex. It provides 120� coverage of a 3,000+ kilometers corridor that spans the eastern Russian peninsula and northern pacific ocean.

The Cobra Dane radar system collects information about Russian ballistic missiles launches from both land and strategic submarines. It also provides strategic early warning and detects and catalogs satellites.

The Cobra Dane radar has been modernized to extend its operational life by 15 years and enhance its performance. This upgrade involves new hardware, software, receivers and displays. The Cobra Dane radar is located at Eareckson Air Station in Shemya, Alaska.

AN/FPS-108 Cobra Dane Specifications

Max Detection Range: 3,200 kilometer (1,728 nautical mile)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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AN/FPS-108 Cobra Dane News

There are 2 news between
29 Sep 2005 and 25 Apr 2011
Monday, April 25, 2011Raytheon Awarded Cobra Dane Maintenance and Operations Service Contract through 2015
Thursday, September 29, 2005Cobra Dane Long Range Radar Tested

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