Keep Space for Peace Local Action - Cape Cod

2 October, 2004

From: Susan Walker


Letter received from Lt Col Nina Armagino, in answer to questions posed about the Pave Paws radar being extended for missile defense and star wars.

Dear Ms. Walker,

Thank you for informing me of the upcoming peace action.  While I certainly agree your group has the right to speak freely, I will not be able to join you on Saturday to receive your statement of purpose.

I have attached the answers to your questions which I hope you will find helpful.

NINA M. ARMAGNO, Lt Col, USAF
Commander, 6th Space Warning Squadron (AFSPC)
Cape Cod Air Force Station, MA  02561-0428
DSN 557-2277; (508) 968-3277
FAX DSN 557-2205; (508) 968-3205


PAVE PAWS QUESTIONS

Q. What company is doing the PAVE PAWS Service Life Extension Program?

A. Two contractors are executing the work:

  • Northrop Grumman Information Technology is carrying out the majority of the SLEP installation.

  • Sensor, ITT Industries Systems Division is completing the SLEP effort.

Q: What is the start date and end date of the project?

A: Start - Sep 2001. End - Sep 2005

Q: What is the cost of the equipment?

A: $ 982,000

Q: What is the cost of the installation?

A: $1,872,000

Q: What company is installing the Milstar terminal?

A: The Milstar Terminal at Cape Cod was installed by SI International, Inc.

Q: What is the start date and end date of the project?

A: The project started in May 2002, and completed on Nov 6, 2002.

Q: What is the cost of the equipment?

A: The Milstar terminal and associated equipment was purchased in 1996 for a cost of $7,022,056

Q: What is the cost of the installation?

A: The installation cost $400,000

See Also: News report on action

 



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