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Cooling fan failure suspected in Aleutians emergency landing

...sparsely populated area at the western tip of the Aleutians chain.About 120 civilian contractors staff an early warning radar system at Shemya for the military. The island base has a 10,000-foot runway, which was developed in the 1940s for reconnaissance...
Asia-bound cargo ship held in Dutch Harbor cleared to leave

...for delivery to Asia, the crew notified the Coast Guard that it had suffered damage to some navigation lights and radar systems during storms on its voyage to Alaska from China, Feldis said.Coast Guard officials noticed the possible environmental...
A camera that doesn't record

...people have become accustomed to the cameras, the technology is changing again. Epstein said the DOT is working on a radar system to detect vehicles at intersections. One is already installed on Stephen Richards Drive and another is being installed...
Defense budget stabilizes Alaska forces

...include that Clear Air Force Station, near Nenana, is being considered for installation of a new advanced-technology radar system for enemy missile detection. Clear is already being upgraded this year, Handy said.Those improvements signal the...
Rare-earth elements mine possible the U.S. a chance to keep up. Rare-earth elements are the types of elements used in technology such as radar systems, satellites, renewable energy systems and consumer products like cell phones and TVs."We view the rare-earth...
1st missile interceptor installed in Interior

...Colorado, triggering a response by interceptors topped with optical sensors called "kill vehicles," while a complex radar system would track incoming enemy missiles. As illustrated by a video simulation produced by the agency, the kill vehicle...
State Briefs

...convened to investigate the problem, Lehner said. The rocket was launched to learn more about how ground-based radar systems in California would pick up the characteristics of a warhead and decoys in space, Lehner said. The information would...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...satellite reports with a data bank of contour maps. A flight-control computer crosschecks the information against a radar system reading the terrain below and two ``ring laser gyros,'' which measure the plane's movement with mirrors and light...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...America selling Taiwan a warship with a sophisticated radar system known as Aegis. It seems to us, though, that the...Arleigh Burke class destroyers equipped with the Aegis radar systems to defend against China's gradually growing navy and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Station near Nenana - is the likely home base for the missile defense system if it is built. In addition, a high-tech radar system would be built in the western Aleutians as an early-warning outpost. The projects would bring millions of construction...


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