Saturday, June 20, 2009

Radar, USA Style

The Sea-Based X-band (SBX) radar platform, referred to obliquely by the news media today. Very few pictures. I wonder why. This monster of a floating radar platform is just stunning. Used to provide high-resolution object tracking for the THAAD anti-missile system. There are a lot of great pics of it here, in quite high resolution, including various stages of contruction:

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