Thule AB, Greenland BMEWS radar site

A rainbow arches above the phased-array radar system at Ballistic Missile Early Warning System – I, at Thule Air Base, Greenland. The site is operated by the 12th Space Warning Squadron, a geographically separated unit of the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., awarded a $40 million contract Dec., 2016 to Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems to upgrade hardware and software at the site. (Courtesy Photo)

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