RAF Menwith Hill

RAF Menwith Hill

IN DEFENSE
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January 1, 1970
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About Project

The site contains an extensive satellite ground station and is a communications intercept and missile warning site.

LOCATION     :  Harrogate, UK

SERVICE          :  Project Management

VALUE              :  Confidential

SIZE                    :  Confidential

CLIENT            :  Confidential

TYPE                 :  Defense

OVERVIEW

RAF Menwith Hill is a Royal Air Force station near Harrogate, North Yorkshire which provides communications and intelligence support services to the United Kingdom and the United States of America. The site contains an extensive satellite ground station and is communications intercept and missile warning site and has been described as the largest electronic monitoring station in the world.

The site acts as a ground station for a number of satellites operated by the US National Reconnaissance Office on behalf of the US National Security Agency, with antennae contained in a large number of highly distinctive white radomes Kingston worked on the upgrade and delivery of the radomes.