This is the old Satelite Image Resolution Faclility locate at the US Army Electronic Proving Grounds on Fort Huachuca, Arizona. This facility was used to test photo resolution and contrast of military satellites. Just south and east are the Antenna Test Facility structures.
he Device Assembly Facility (DAF) at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) is used to support activities related to nuclear test readiness and science-based stockpile stewardship, including assembly of subcritical experiments. The DAF mission is to provide a modern, safe, and secure facility for NTS nuclear explosive operations.
This is a Highspeed Test Facility for the newest super-sportcars in the south of Italy.
Editor's note (Wikipedia): Nardo Ring, is located in Nardo, Italy. It is used for auto racing. It is used as a test track for high speeds. At just under 7.8 miles and perfectly round, it is banked at such a degree that a driver need not turn the wheel while driving. In essence, the driver is b...
Neither of these aircraft were flyable, instead serving as static test articles. The two aircraft are the B-2 static test airframes, referred to as "iron birds". In 2004, one of the test articles (s/n AT-1000) built without engines or instruments for static testing was placed on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force near Dayto...
The Academia Sporting - Football Centre of the Sporting Clube de Portugal is the training facility of the professional football team Sporting Clube de Portugal. It includes a multifunctional stadium and a building housing the Headquarters of the Club.
It was also in this facility that the portuguese national football team was preparing its Euro 2004 participation.
The tests performed on the test rigs at the Mercedes-Benz Technology Centre in Sindelfingen are extensive and intensive. Here the body and chassis were subjected to one exceptionally tough test after another to simulate the loads and stresses of an entire car lifetime within a matter of weeks. Note the extreme banked turns.
During World War II, Peenemünde hosted the Heeresversuchsanstalt, an extensive rocket development and test site established in 1937. Prior to that date the team headed by Wernher von Braun and Walter Dornberger had worked in Kummersdorf, south of Berlin. However, Kummersdorf proved too small for testing. Peenemünde, located on the coast, permitted the launching of rockets and their subsequent m...
The M. A. Chidambaram Stadium is a cricket stadium in Chennai (formerly Madras), India, named after M. A. Chidambaram, the former President of BCCI and the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association. The stadium was formerly known as Madras Cricket Club ground or Chepauk Stadium. Commonly known as Chepauk, its first match was played February 10, 1934. This stadium is where the Indian cricket team won its f...
Smiling Budda Nuclear Test - India's First Nuclear Test
Test: Smiling Buddha
Time: 8:05, May 18, 1974 (IST)
Location: Pokhran, Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
27.095 deg N, 71.752 E
Test Height and Type:
Underground, -107 m
Yield: 8 kt (12-13 kt claimed)