Raytheon Technologies Boosts US Missile Warning with Operational Space-Based System

May 13, 2024


The United States took a major leap forward in its ability to detect missile threats with the announcement of a fully operational space-based early warning system last Monday, May 6.

Raytheon Technologies (RTX) unveiled their advanced ground system, FORGE MDPAF (Future Operationally Resilient Ground Evolution Mission Data Processing Application Framework), which is now processing data for the US Space Force’s Overhead Persistent Infrared Battlespace Awareness Center (OBAC).

This new technology marks a significant upgrade in the nation’s ability to identify and track potential missile attacks.

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