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National Security Agency Field Station
Naval Security Group Detachment Menwith Hill
13th USASA Field Station Association was formed to foster renewed friendships among those who served at Menwith Hill Station.
Ball, Desmond, Pine Gap, (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1988), page 61
RSOC Opposition Movements: From Hardware to Doctrine Loring Wirbel April 1997
Reporter's Notebook: Space -- intelligence technology's embattled frontier By Loring Wirbel Electronic Engineering Times 22 April 1997
Menwith Hill US Spy Station a major resource by Yorkshire CND
Menwith Hill Balloon Flights Watching them watching us.
BT condemned for listing cables to US sigint station Duncan Campbell - 4 September, 1997
Council row over spy base plans Harrogate Advertiser 22 August 1997
The ugly bug balls The Guardian Martin Wainwright 23 July 1997
Menwith Hill spy base The Mark Thomas List Angeltoad@aol.com Tue, 9 Sep 1997
Fwd: UK Hansard - questions on Menwith Hill spy base The Mark Thomas List Angeltoad@aol.com Wed, 16 Jul 1997
Menwith Hill Tours - Whether you are a day-tripping family, a dissident, or simply an amateur espionage enthusiast, a visit to Menwith Hill spy base will delight and enthrall you.
The 1996 Strategic Assessment by the National Defense University includes a chapter on Intelligence which includes an aerial photograph, of the Regional SIGINT Operations Center at Menwith Hill, captioned "Overseas collection site with covered antennae."
Secret Power Nicky Hagar
Exposing the Global Surveillance Systemby Nicky Hager Covert Action Quarterly Winter 1997
INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT OF FISCAL YEAR 1996 (Senate - September 29, 1995)
ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1996 CONFERENCE REPORT [To accompany H.R. 1655] December
Yorkshire CND The Menwith Hill spy base (previously referred to as the 13th USASA Field Station), near Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England, is run by the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States. It employs over 1800 staff, mainly American, who are ordered never to mention the NSA and to report all contacts with foreign nationals (including the local British!). The NSA was set up by Presidential decree in 1952 without any debate in the US Congress. The American people know very little about it and they know even less about Menwith Hill.
ECHELON IN THE LATE 1980'S, IN A DECISION IT PROBABLY REGRETS, THE U.S. PROMPTED NEW ZEALAND TO JOIN A NEW AND HIGHLY SECRET GLOBAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM. HAGER'S INVESTIGATION INTO IT AND HIS DISCOVERY OF THE ECHELON DICTIONARY HAS REVEALED ONE OF THE WORLD'S BIGGEST, MOST CLOSELY HELD INTELLIGENCE PROJECTS. THE SYSTEM ALLOWS SPY AGENCIES TO MONITOR MOST OF THE WORLD'S TELEPHONE, E-MAIL, AND TELEX COMMUNICATIONS.
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