hard site

hard site

[′härd ¦sīt]
(ordnance)
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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However, CCR argued - and the judge agreed, that only a handful of contractors - those working at Abu Ghraib's "hard site" at the time of the plaintiffs' abuse, needed to be questioned.
However, CCR argued - and the judge agreed, that only a handful of contractors - those working at Abu Ghraib's 'hard site' at the time of the plaintiffs' abuse, needed to be questioned.
The "hard site," a brick-and mortar facility, was used primarily for convicted criminals.
In October 2003, during a surprise inspection of Abu Ghraib, the International Committee of the Red Cross discovered Mr Al-Janabi naked, chained and bruised in a cell in the "hard site" of the prison.
Titan was filed six years ago on behalf of Iraqis who were tortured and otherwise seriously abused while detained and currently includes hundreds of plaintiffs, including many individuals who were detained at the notorious hard site at Abu Ghraib,.
For example, Wissam Abdullateef Sa'eed Al-Quraishi, a 37-year-old married father of three, was hung on a pole for seven days at the infamous Abu Ghraib "hard site" and subjected to beatings, forced nudity, electrical shocks, humiliating treatment, mock executions and other forms of torture during his incarceration at the prison.
For a selection of beautiful and mysterious images of space, www.hubblesite.org is a hard site to beat.
Other witnesses at the hearing have testified that England, who worked during the day in an office part of the prison as a paperwork clerk, would go to the secured 'hard site' in the middle of the night to visit Graner, who worked there as a guard.
Mr Bolinger said England was repeatedly disciplined for sneaking into the prison's fortified 'hard site' to visit her boyfriend, Specialist Charles Graner, who is also charged in the case and is the father of the child England is carrying.
An Iraqi inmate grasps the bars of his dormitory-style cell in the Iraqi government-controlled 'hard site' of the Abu Ghraib prison, Baghdad.