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    The Cobra Dane radar at Eareckson Air Station, Shemya, Alaska. [Image 13 of 15]

    The Cobra Dane radar at Eareckson Air Station, Shemya, Alaska.

    EARECKSON AIR STATION, AK, UNITED STATES

    11.27.2017

    Photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandon Raile 

    Alaskan NORAD Region/Alaskan Command/11th Air Force

    The COBRA DANE radar is a single faced ground-based, L-band phased-array radar
    located at Eareckson Air Station, Shemya, Alaska. The primary mission of COBRA DANE is to collect radar metric and signature data on foreign ballistic missile events. Additional missions include collecting space surveillance data on new foreign launches and satellites in low-earth orbit. The radar has a 95-foot diameter phased array and the capability to track and record data on as many as 120 objects simultaneously.

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    Date Taken: 11.27.2017
    Date Posted: 12.08.2017 16:40
    Photo ID: 4013226
    VIRIN: 171127-N-NL576-014
    Resolution: 6972x4653
    Size: 2.98 MB
    Location: EARECKSON AIR STATION, AK, US 

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    The Cobra Dane radar at Eareckson Air Station, Shemya, Alaska.