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singing sand

[′siŋ·iŋ ¦sand]
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Additional deployment of up to 10 long-range Ground Based Interceptors at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California; a deployed Aegis Cruiser with SM3 Interceptors in the waters off Hawaii and placement of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system at the Barking Sand Naval Base in Kauai, Hawaii.
Work will be performed in Barking Sands, Hawaii, and is expected to be completed in April 2019.
The SM-3 Block IB was launched from the Aegis cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG-70), in the waters off of Hawaii after the target missile launch from Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, Kauai was detected and accessed.
Henson's next tour was at Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Barking Sands, Hawaii, in May 1996.
Last June, a short-range target was launched from a mobile launch platform 300 miles west of the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii.
We hit the fuel pits at Barking Sands one last time, hoping to make it through unscathed.
DAWN LIGHT ILLUMINATES the dunes of Barking Sands beach, the westernmost point on Kauai, which is the northernmost island in the main Hawaiian chain.
We also got to contemplate what is surely the best posting in the United States military: commanding officer of the Barking Sands Pacific Missile Range Facility, which comes with an oceanfront residence on a 17-mile, all-but-deserted beach.
From the first entry--the "Able" series of Allied Command Europe and NATO nuclear weapons exercises--to the last--"Zodiac Beauchamp: Suborbital launch program from Barking Sands, HI, for missile defense-related research purposes, 1990present"--Arkin covers the gamut from unclassified exercises to subcompartments of code-named programs whose existence has been a closely guarded secret.
A UH-3H Sea King helicopter from the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands, Hawaii, airlifted two injured men from the cruise ship Pride Aloha five miles off the Kauai coast on 20 July.
Navy to provide construction services for the land-based Aegis Ashore missile defense program at the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, in Kauai, Hawaii.
a two-stage unified non separating target missile representing a Scud-B medium-range missile flew off from its launch pad at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Barking Sands, Kauai.