Menwith Hill Station (GB)

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Part of ECHELON

  • aka "NSA Station F83"
  • Menwith Hill was operated by ASA from 1958 until its turnover to NSA in June 1966

Buildings

Building Name Technical Facilities Comments
RUNWAY radomes GT1 - GT7
STEEPLEBUSH Controlcenter 50,000 square foot extension to the Operations Building, added 1984. 5 Mw Generators
STEEPLEBUSH II Digital Processing Facility 83,000 square foot building, added 1993
CASTLEMAINE Controls of Receivers GT8 & GT9
36D SILKWORTH computer collection and processing equipment

Location

54 00 29 N 1 41 24 W

Resources

Articles

Date Source Title Tags
20160906 rt.com NSA leaks show US spooks use UK base to launch ‘kill-capture’ missions MENWITH HILL STATION / GHOSTWOLF / GHOSTHUNTER / AF / YE / NSA
01.03.2012 guardian.co.uk Menwith Hill Eavesdropping base undergoes massive expansion GB / ECHELON / MENWITH HILL STATION
19880531 sundaytimes via cryptome.org SPY STATION F83 MENWITH HILL STATION