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Orford Ness - Atomic Weapons Research Establishment (Overlay)

Orford Ness - Atomic Weapons Research Establishment (Overlay)

Orford Ness is a shingle spit on the Suffolk coast. The UK Atomic Weapons Research Establishment had a base on the site, and is believed to have developed the firing mechanisms for nuclear devices there. The distinctive-looking 'pagodas' which housed test facilities were designed to collapse in the event of an accidental explosion. The work finally ended there in 1971 and the site is now a n...
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Christmas Valley (OTH-B) air defense radar system

Christmas Valley (OTH-B) air defense radar system

The US Air Force's over-the-horizon-backscatter (OTH-B) air defense radar system
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Over the horizon backscatter radar site

Over the horizon backscatter radar site

This site in Moscow, Maine was used to watch for Soviet missile attack during the Cold War. Abandoned almost as quickly as the Cold War. During its operational lifetime it provided cover to many marijuana farmers as surveillance helicopter flights were not allowed in the vicinity.
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Orford Ness test facility in 1945

Orford Ness test facility in 1945

Orford Ness' military history began in 1913, when the Central Flying Schoolís Experimental Flying Section took ownership of part of the peninsula. Experiments with parachutes, camouflage and aircraft evaluation. German POWs were kept at the site during WWI - and helped to build the flood defenses.

http://www.weirdisland.co.uk/behaviour/conspiracy/orford-ness.html
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Fort Allen

Fort Allen

The Fort Allen Puerto Rico National Guard site in Ponce, PR has no residents, but it does include barracks and receiver site for Over the Horizon Radar run by 20 civilian defense contractors, on 940 acres. The Relocatable Over the Horizon Radar (ROTHR) is part of a surveillance network which designed to monitor flights over an area encompassing more than 1 million square miles in South America....
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21SPS near Aicha vorm Wald

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21SPS near Aicha vorm Wald

Type: MiG-21 SPS
Registration: 937 / 22+41
Serial: 94A5602

MiG-21 was first displayed in public at Tushino on June 24, 1956. The design was as a result of evaluations in USSR after the Korean War and the need to provide a short-range interceptor.

More than 11.000 examples of the MiG-21 were produced in 20 different versions, and the type was at one ...
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RAF Cold War Radar Station

RAF Cold War Radar Station

This is RAF Neatishead that during the Cold War identified incomming Soviet aircraft and directed RAF fighters to intercept. It was used until recently but is now closed. In the top left of the site the orignial radar is visisble, and the red roofed building to the south of this is the entrance to the nuclear bunker which housed and protected the operators. An F-4 Phantom is the guard gate.
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RealTime Disasters and Emergency Monitor

RealTime Disasters and Emergency Monitor

Realtime Disasters and Emergency Events [RDEE] in the Earth.

Network Link
Refresh: 5 minutes

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- RealTime NOAA Buoy Meteorology Monitoring [RNBM]

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- RealTime Tropical Storm Monitor - [RTM]
- RealTime Vulcano Activity Monitor - [RVM]

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Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia, witch belong to Australia. In 1856 Norfolk Island became the home of the descendants of the Bounty Mutineers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norfolk_Island
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The same Arleigh Burke Destroyer 3-times arriving at Norfolk Naval Yard

The same Arleigh Burke Destroyer 3-times arriving at Norfolk Naval Yard

The Arleigh Burke class of guided missile destroyers (DDGs) is the first destroyer of the United States Navy built around the Aegis combat system and the SPY-1D multi-function phased array radar. The first ship was commissioned on 4 July 1991. After the decommissioning of the last Spruance-class destroyer, USS Cushing, on September 21, 2005, the Arleigh Burke class ships became the U.S. Navy's ...
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Peoria and Eastern Railway, US

Peoria and Eastern Railway, US

Peoria and Eastern Railway (P&E) Company went from Indianapolis to Peoria. It was a wholly-owned subsidiary of the New York Central System. It was not until August, 1996, when a portion of the line was sold to Norfolk Southern Corporation, that the line was no longer a part of the NY Central "Big Four" System. Based on a 1957 timetable.
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P-3 AEW Sentinel at Corpus Christi NAS

P-3 AEW Sentinel at Corpus Christi NAS

The Lockheed Martin P-3 AEW Orion was developed using ex-Royal Australian Air Force and US Navy P-3B airframes, combined with the APS-125 Radar and Mission System (later retrofitted with an APS-138 system) from the United States Navy E-2 Hawkeye carrier-borne AEW&C aircraft. The United States Customs Service, which is at this time the sole user of the P-3 AEW, took delivery of the first one in ...
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