Maine Air Force land sold to investor
The buildings once held the Air Force's Over-the-Horizon-Backscatter radar system, developed in the 1970s and shut down in the 1990s. The equipment scanned from Greenland to Cuba for approaching Soviet missiles and planes.
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Frequent Flyer Dan Poynter Discusses Airport Scanners, Which Ones are Dangerous?
The European Commission announced that it will ban the controversial "backscatter" X-ray machines," which emit ionized radiation, from all airports in the European Union's 27 member nations "in order not to risk jeopardizing citizens' health and safety …
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