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Revolutionizing Space Security: DARC Program Elevates UK's Defense Capabilities

In a monumental stride for global security, the UK, Australia, and the US reveal the Deep Space Advanced Radar Capability (DARC) program. Unveiled by Defense Secretaries, this initiative promises 24/7, all-weather capabilities, enhancing the detection and tracking of objects deep in space, up to a staggering 22,000 miles away from Earth. DARC establishes a global network of jointly operated ground-based radars, revolutionizing critical space-traffic management and contributing to the global surveillance of satellites in deep space. The unique geographic positioning of these nations ensures DARC's ability to provide unparalleled global coverage, detecting potential threats to defense and civilian space systems. As the world faces an increasing danger of space warfare, the DARC program emerges as a landmark capability benefitting land, air, and maritime forces of the AUKUS nations. Beyond defense, it promises to safeguard critical infrastructure and stimulate domestic constructio