hardened site


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hardened site

[′härd·ənd ¦sīt]
(ordnance)
An underground missile-launching site, control center, or other facility that can withstand in varying degrees the effects of an enemy nuclear blast.
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Jack Henry & Associates' newest business recovery facility is a hardened site configured to support all OutLink(TM) sites and services that could potentially be impacted by temporary business interruptions or unavoidable disasters.
Housed in a hardened site to protect it from foul weather, the company's main UNIX server outside Atlanta has been coined the "Tower of Power," according to Dailey.
They believe that no facility, even the hardened site at Qom, is invulnerable to a clever attack: Iran will have immunity only with an actual nuclear-weapons umbrella.