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Pacific Barrier Radar (PACBAR III ) on Saipan

Former Pacific Barrier Radar (PACBAR III ) Facility (1989–?)

Mt. Petosukara, Saipan

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

 

The antenna was originally installed on the Space Tracking ship USNS General H.H. Arnold . In its placement on Saipan, the radar was designed to detect and track foreign missile launches.

 

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

March 2008

 

© Dirk HR Spennemann 2008

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Taken on March 11, 2008