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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The Hosted Failover service is a new addition to the in-house failover service already offered by the Jack Henry & Associates subsidiary and is operated from a hardened site in a secure, underground facility in Branson, Mo.
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.
At the low end of susceptibility to disastrous sabotage or incidents are heavy manufacturing facilities, steel mills and similar hardened sites.