Porton Down


Porton Down
[,pɔːtn'daun]
По́ртон-Да́ун (местечко близ г. Солсбери [Salisbury], где находится центр химической обороны [Chemical Defence Establishment] Министерства обороны [Ministry of Defence], занимающийся вопросами ведения химической и бактериологической войны)

English-Russian Great Britain dictionary (Великобритания. Лингвострановедческий словарь). 2014.

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  • Porton Down — is a United Kingdom government and military science park. It is situated slightly northeast of Porton near Salisbury in Wiltshire, England. To the northwest lies the MoD Boscombe Down test range facility which is operated by QinetiQ. On maps,… …   Wikipedia

  • Porton Down — [Porton Down] the usual name for the Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research at Porton, near ↑Salisbury in southern England. It is a British government centre for studying chemical and ↑biological weapons …   Useful english dictionary

  • Porton Down — the usual name for the Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research at Porton, near Salisbury in southern England. It is a British government centre for studying chemical and biological weapons. * * * …   Universalium

  • Porton Down — Por|ton Down a place in the south of England where there is a government ↑laboratory used for studying chemical weapons and ↑biological weapons (=weapons that use ↑bacteria to kill people by giving them diseases) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Operation Antler (Porton Down investigation) — For the British 1957 atomic weapons tests, see Operation Antler. In July 1999 the UK Wiltshire Constabulary opened an investigation into allegations of malfeasance at Porton Down Chemical and Biological Research Establishment. As a consequence of …   Wikipedia

  • Porton — is a small village situated in Salisbury in Wiltshire, England, in the United Kingdom.It it most notable for being home to the military installation of Porton Down …   Wikipedia

  • Odstock Down — (grid reference SU139250) is a 12.1 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wiltshire, notified in 1975. Source English Nature citation sheet for the site (accessed 11 August 2006) External links …   Wikipedia

  • Clearbury Down — (grid reference SU152240) is a 13.3 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wiltshire, notified in 1971. There are very few houses within several miles of the site, as many local residents believe it to be populated by dragons.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cockey Down — (grid reference SU170317) is a 15.2 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wiltshire, notified in 1971. Source English Nature citation sheet for the site (accessed 11 August 2006) External links …   Wikipedia

  • Dank's Down and Truckle Hill — (grid reference ST834758) is a 13.1 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wiltshire, notified in 1990. Source English Nature citation sheet for the site (accessed 16 August 2006) External links …   Wikipedia

  • Grimbledon Down — was a comic strip by British cartoonist Bill Tidy, which ran in New Scientist magazine from March 26 1970 until March 26 1994. The strip was set in an ostensibly fictitious U.K. government research lab, which was in fact a thinly veiled reference …   Wikipedia


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