early-warning station

early-warning station

[¦ər·lē ‚′wȯr·niŋ ‚stā·shən]
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The Cold War early-warning station at RAF Buchan near Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, was axed in 2004.
A report commissioned by the Ministry of Defence states the upgrade of the North Yorkshire RAF early-warning station as part of the US missile defence project, should not require planning permission.
The idea of being the world's early-warning station seems to appeal to New Zealanders; especially given its reputation as a country that often tends to look backward, rather than forward.
"We are talking about that the Israelis...manning the early-warning station on Mt.
The comedy is set in a tiny, remote RAF early-warning station which the top brass forgot to close down after the end of the Cold War.
One such important measure is the Israeli demand to keep an early-warning station on Mount Hermon.
In 1960, the American ballistic missile early-warning station in Thule, Greenland, mistook the rising moon for a nuclear attack and sent out warnings.
The deal would have permitted Israel to remain on Mount Hermon, maintaining its early-warning station, while obtaining a peace treaty with the Syrians.
ALL Along The Watchtower (BBC1) saw two dopey RAF servicemen scanning the skies from a remote coastal early-warning station in Scotland.
Defence officials at RAF Fylingdales, the Yorkshire-based early-warning station, reported no undue activity.