Pentagon confirms missile warning system fully operational

The Pentagon has confirmed that the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System radar at Thule Air Base, Greenland is now fully operational. The full activities of this military base on Danish land has long been shrouded in mystery however it is seen as a key indicator of the mounting tensions between the US and USSR. The radar will be able to detect and track land or air missiles aimed at North America. The airbase has previously been used to inspect Soviet defenses and it is believed that Soviet submarines have been sighted in the surrounding waters. The White House will not confirm rumours that there has been a dramatic increase in military personnel on the island.

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