Texas tower

Texas tower

[′tek·səs ′tau̇·ər]
(engineering)
A radar tower built in the sea offshore, to serve as part of an early-warning radar network.
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RICHARD A OPPEL Jr | NYT Syndicate A TRAINED sharpshooter firing from atop the University of Texas Tower in 1966 introduced many Americans to mass casualty attacks, but almost all of the large-scale shootings since then including Sandy Hook and Orlando have taken place at ground level with the gunman killing from relatively close range.
It takes place in 1966 and revolves around a sniper on the top floor of the University of Texas Tower.
Consider the case of Charles Whitman, who killed 14 people from a perch atop the Texas Tower at the University of Austin in 1966.
UT Students, Faculty on Timing of Campus Carry Law, by Alana Rocha and Justin Dehn - A new law allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons on state university campuses statewide takes effect Monday, the same day that marks 50 years since a student opened fire from the University of Texas Tower.
It examines tactics, equipment, organizational preparedness, and operational execution to identify what was successful or ineffective in historical cases like the Texas Tower, the Los Angeles Police Department SWAT raid on the Black Panther Headquarters, the Munich Massacre, Operation Magic Fire, the Iranian Embassy incident, the Waco compound standoff, the mass shooting at Columbine High School, and the Christopher Dorner murders and manhunt.
That modern-day phenomenon began when Charles Whitman climbed atop the University of Texas tower in Austin in 1966 and fatally shot 16 people.
The company chief executive officer, J Cameron Drecoll, said, 'While this quarter's results reflected the challenging global economic slowdown and tightened credit markets, as well as higher costs to ramp up operations, the period was also marked by the launch of production at our new Abilene, Texas tower plant and continued market share increase.
Southwestern University has a similar Texas tower tradition, with graduating seniors who have contributed to the senior class gift invited to climb a narrow spiral staircase to sign their names on the Cullen Building's tower room walls.
Any discussion of the history of mass murder has to include the Texas Tower incident.
VIGIL: Thousands of students light candles on the steps of the University of Texas Tower
In the Texas Tower incident in 1966, armed citizens joined police in returning fire from the street, driving the sniper back from his parapet and undoubtedly reducing the death toll.
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