The Defense Ministry has issued a technical report and decided to shut down the operations of a radar in Tierra del Fuego province owned by the U.S. and British company LeoLabs. The radar is referred to by LeoLabs as the Argentina Space Radar, or AGSR. Alongside International Affairs secretary Francisco Cafiero, Taiana had found evidence that the LeoLabs company was of British origin. “I fully share Minister Jorge Taiana’s decision to definitively cancel it,” said Pablo Blanco, a senator for Tierra del Fuego with opposition coalition Juntos por el Cambio. “The Tierra del Fuego government owes the country an explanation.
Source: Bueno Aires Herald August 03, 2023 19:33 UTC