Chinese LPAR update

November 20, 2009 · Posted in Uncategorized · Comment 

180px-Daryal_Pechora_radar_conceptSOC has an important update on the phased-array radar installation in western China:

There is still no information regarding this facility, although its positioning and orientation suggests a BMEW function. An alternative, given the relative proximity to the Xinjiang possible HEL site, could be a space tracking role providing early warning data to the ASAT network.