BMEWS


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BMEWS

(biˈmyuz)

n.
Ballistic Missile Early Warning System.
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a name change, with NORAD concurrence, from NSSCC) and the BMEWS Central Computer and Display Facility in the NORAD COC, which featured a computer system the Display Information Processor--custom built by Radio Corporation of America (RCA).
In Europe, the BMEWS radars at Fylingdale Moor in the United Kingdom and Thule, Greenland (under Danish sovereignty) are to be upgraded.
The company previously upgraded the BMEWS sites at Thule, Greenland and Fylingdales, England, with phased array radars in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The BMEWS radars were also among the first contributing sensors to our space surveillance mission, and I'll talk more about that in a little bit.
It was later determined that the powerful BMEWS radars had been receiving returns from the moon.
3) The PAVE PAWS and BMEWS early warning radars will be upgraded with new and modified radar hardware and software to implement improved algorithms.
Under the new consolidated 5-year contract, effective October 1, Raytheon will continue to operate all four SSPARS sites in the United States as well as the BMEWS site at Thule Air Base.