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2011-03-16 09:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed all system requirements and testing of the Upgraded Early Warning Radar at Thule Air Base, Greenland.

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2007-06-01 06:00:00

It seems like a strange place for Airmen to serve. But in a land more home to reindeer, arctic fox and musk ox, they are helping ensure the Air Force's warfighting future by providing a key mission: missile warning and space surveillance and satellite command and control operations.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.