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singing sand

[′siŋ·iŋ ¦sand]
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PMRF Barking Sands, located on the west coast of Kauai Island is the site of both an active Navy airfield and a seasonal nesting colony of Laysan albatross.
Henson's next tour was at Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Barking Sands, Hawaii, in May 1996.
During this event, a short-range ballistic missile target was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii.
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.
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.
Yoshioka: The Agricultural Preservation Initiative, proposed last year by the Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands and approved by the state Board of Land and Natural Resources, preserves approximately 5,000 acres surrounding the base for ag use for the life of the base's state lease till 2029.
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.
Pacific Missile Range Facility Hawarea, Barking Sands, Hawaii Submarine Base Bangor, Wash.
Only one radar simulation, that of the AN/SPS-48E, still remained to be tested at Barking Sands, HI.