Cheyenne Mountain, North American Air Defense Command (NORAD) headquarters.
View includes the Cheyenne Mountain Airforce Station (CMAFS, NORAD) entrance tunnel. On any given day, approximately 1,400 people work in the base inside the Mountain (they enter through the tunnel you can see, or other tunnel entrances). Note several "blacked out" areas around the base and the mountain i...
Here are 13 censored military aircraft in New York state. This is adjacent to the Stewart International Airport. It is also just west of the new Orange County Choppers world headquarters, which, along with a nearby hotel, are also censored.
The construction work for Fort de Douaumont started in 1885 and the fort was continually reinforced until 1913. The fort is situated on some of the highest ground in the area. It has a total surface area of 30,000 square metres and is approximately 400 metres long, with two subterranean levels protected by a steel reinforced concrete roof 12 metres thick. The fort was equipped with numerous arm...
Fort Barrancas (1839) or Fort San Carlos de Barrancas (from 1787) is the name of a historic United States military fort in the Warrington area of Pensacola, Florida.
The hill-top fort, connected to a sea-level water battery, overlooks Pensacola Bay, from what is now Naval Air Station Pensacola. Because the hill-top fort was rebuilt of brick, becoming Fort Barrancas, the older, w...
Twmbarlwm also known as Twm Barlwm, Twyn Barlwm, or locally known as "The tump" in relation to the mound that lies on its summit, is a mountain situated 2km to the northeast of Risca in South Wales. It is (1,375ft/419m) high and is a well known sight throughout the region. It commands extensive views across what is now the M4 corridor, out over the Bristol Channel and Newport and Cwmb...
A pentagonal brick fort with both inner and outer walls, Fort Clinch lies to the northeast of Fernandina Beach at the entrance to the Cumberland Sound. The fort was briefly re-activated in 1898 for the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the State of Florida bought 256 acres that included the then-abandoned fort and the surrounding area. The park opened to the public in 1938.
Buckley AFB is home to the 2nd Space Warning Sqn which provides ballistic missile warning to Cheyenne Mountain Air Station and the 21st Space Wing at Peterson AFB.
The airfield itself is an ideal refuelling stop. It services up to 6000 military aircraft each year. An ANG F16 can be seen touching town on the E-W runway.
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