support base

support base

[sə′pȯrt ‚bās]
(engineering)
A place from which logistic support is provided for a group of launch complexes and their control center.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Danish company Vestas chose Mostyn Docks as its support base to service the North Hoyle wind farm being built five miles off the coast of Prestatyn Components of the wind farm ,including the towers and turbines,have been manufactured at a yard at the Mull of Kintyre before being shipped to the the port where they are stored on the quayside.
The party has traditionally regarded rural areas as its priority, especially during the nation's rapid economic growth, but the introduction of a new electoral system from the 1996 House of Representatives election, coupled with structural changes in the Japanese economy, has been eroding the LDP's support base.
GRAY: The condition of these schools varies from school to school and the kind of support base that each school has.
But the Left government's forcible acquisition of the same land in recent years, particularly in Singur and Nandigram, rapidly eroded this support base.
MOSTYN Docks is the support base for the development of the North Hoyle wind farm being built five miles off the North Wales coast.
NEW jobs are to be created at a North Wales port with the setting up of the UK's first offshore windfarm support base.
The new facility at Parc Menai, Bangor, houses a distribution centre, call centre, and IT support base and has created 180full-time jobs.
The paramedics work seven days a week from the North Wales Police Air Support Base in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, which has extended its operating hours to 20 hours a day to give officers the opportunity to deal with more incidents.

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