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Tuesday, March 18, 2003  

Have you seen the flashy upgraded command center at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar [pronounced "cutter"]? Lots of pictures at the linked site. Looks like someone wrote a check for us to design the ultimate Cold War military base. Hope their LAN doesn't crash . . . Here is a Fox News Story from last Fall.

Here is the bunker, featuring stealth properties, including faceted walls to reduce the visual and ground radar signature of the building. One photo is at sunset, the other during mid day:

posted by Calvin | 12:24 PM

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