Country: United States Region: Hawaii
Locale: Kauai Island
Latitude: 22° 1' 0" N Longitude: -160° 13' 1" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands (PMRF) http://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrh/installations/pacific_missile_range_facility_barking_sands.html
This is a gigantic instrumented multi-environmental range capable of supported surface, subsurface, air and space operations simultaneously.
The base has support facilities at Port Allen, Makaha Ridge and Koke'e State Park and also uses a portion of the nearby island of Niihau for a remotely operated APS-134 surveillance radar, an 1100 acre Test Vehicle Recovery Site, the Perch Electronic Warfare site, multiple EW Portable Simulator sites, and a Helicopter Terrain Flight training course.
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