PAVE PAWS


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PAVE PAWSPerimeter Acquisition Vehicle Entry Phased-Array Weapons System (USAF Phased Array Radar)
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A US-Taiwan BMD cooperation project that has strategic implications for China is the PAVE PAWS early-warning radar that the United States sold to Taiwan.
Figure 2 shows the coverage of Taiwan's PAVE PAWS radar.
Last fall Taiwan was reported to be interested in acquiring the far more elaborate PAVE PAWS long-range radar, with a range of 1,800 miles.
Controls the following: Air Force Satellite Control Network, Ballistic Missile Early Warning System, Defense Satellite Communications System, Defense Support Program satellites, Global Positioning System, Ground-based Electra-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System, NATO III communications satellites, Passive Space Surveillance System, PAVE PAWS radar, Minutem an III and Peacekeeper ICBMs, Delta II, Titan II, Atlas II and Titan IV launch vehicles.
The US has agreed to approve the sale of the AN/FPS-115 PAVE PAWS long-range early-warning radar to the Republic of China (ROC, or Taiwan).
Controls the following: Air Force Satellite Control Network, Ballistic Missile Early Warning System, Defense Meteorological Satellite Program, Defense Satellite Communications System, Defense Support Program satellites, Global Positioning System, Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System, NATO III communications satellites, Passive Space Surveillance System, PAVE PAWS radar, Minuteman III and Peacekeeper ICBMs, Delta II, Titan II, Atlas II and Titan IV launch vehicles.