kwajalein kwajalein

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an atoll in the western Marshall Islands that was used as a Japanese air and naval base during World War II
  2. (n) an amphibious assault in the Pacific in World War II (January 1944); American forces landed and captured a Japanese air base

News

  • Minuteman 3 test missile launches from California

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The U.S. Air Force has test-launched an unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile from the central California coast. The missile lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 4:36 a.m. PDT Tuesday on a 4,200 mile flight over the Pacific to a target on the Kwajalein Atoll. The Air Force Global Strike Command says the test was a success. Maj. Gen ...
    on December 17, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  • "Obviously, long term operations on Kwajalein will require that we install a state-of-the-art, high reliability LOX plant on island," Musk said.
    on Feb 27, 2006 By: Elon Musk Source: Space Com

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