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    Defence Evaluation and Research Agency [DERA] as of July 1 2001, officially became known as QinetiQ [pronounced kinetic]. Many of the 80-plus laboratories, employing some 9,000 scientists, are now in the private sector. The UK government retains control of sensitive top secret sections of QinetiQ, such as the germ warfare laboratories at Porton Down, Wiltshire

    ENGLAND

    AVON:
    MoD Abbey Wood - nr Bristol [inc.1,100 Warship Support Agency (WSA) workers]
    MoD Foxhill - nr Bath. Upgrade & refurbishment during 2001. Housing up to 1,800 defence workers
    Defence Logistics Organisation - Ensleigh, nr Bath
    MoD Pinesgate - nr Bath [to be sold]
    MoD Warminster Road, Bath [to be sold]

    BEDFORDSHIRE:
    RAF Chicksands - USAF SatCom Facility. RAF Sigs/Photo Interp
    Army Chicksands - nr. Bedford. Intel Corps HQ, Def Intel & Security Centre (D.I.S.C.) + British Naval Intel Center
    DERA/QinetiQ - Bedford
    Barford St John - nr. Banbury. Joint RAF/USAF
    RAF Bicester
    RAF Cardington - Non-operational airfield. Retains former airship hangars.
    RAF Henlow - Electronics - HQ CSE + Provost and Security Services
    RAF Stanbridge - RAF Logistics Computer Centre. Sat of Henlow
    Institute of Technology - Cranfield

    BERKSHIRE:
    Unspecified base (secret) - Henley, near Reading
    Unspecified Base (secret) - Watchfield
    AWE Burghfield - Mfg nuclear warheads for shipment via road to RAF + Trident Submarine Bases
    Atomic Weapons Research Estab - Aldermaston
    Atomic Energy Commission - Harwell
    RAF Thatcham - UK Natl Dist Agency
    Royal Naval Base - Bush Barn
    Army - Arborfield Garrison. Mostly training & support
    Welford - NW of Newbury. Returned to OS map after 50 yrs. Poss. [u/gnd?] weapons store
    RAF Bracknell - Temp site for Joint Service Command. Closure 2000

    BUCKINGHAMSHIRE:
    RAF High Wycombe - ADOC HQ Strike Command, #1 Grp: strike/attack
    Army - Cheddington
    Rocket Propulsion Establishment Research Centre - Westcott
    RAF Halton - Training + Guided Weapons School & Southern Region Provost and Security Staff
    RAF Naphill -

    CAMBRIDGESHIRE:
    RAF Molesworth - nr. Huntingdon. UK/US Analysis Center + Reg. Joint Intel Facility [RJITF]
    Army - Bassingbourn
    RAF Brampton - Wyton. HQ Logistics Command
    RAF Alconbury - nr Huntingdon
    RAF / USAF Upwood - Upwood
    RAF Wittering - nr Peterborough, No's 1+20 Sqn's, Harrier GR.7s & T10s

    CORNWALL:
    GCHQ / NSA Morwenstow - Joint operated SatCom monitoring station
    RAF St Mawgan - nr Newquay. No.3 Maritime HQ, Tornados, Nimrods + SAR Sea King HAR3s
    Goonhilly Downs - Satellite Communications ( BT + ? )
    Portreath - Sat of St Mawgan. No.405 Sigs Unit (Navigation Air Defence Radar Station)
    Predannack - Satellite of RNAS Culdrose. No.626 V.G.S. - Viking TX.1. [RN]
    RNAS Culdrose - Helston. Largest heli base in W. Europe. 5 heli sq + [80 a/c in all]
    HMS Raleigh - Torpoint. RN basic training centre

    CUMBRIA:
    DERA/QinetiQ - Eskmeals nr Sellafield. Weapons testing facility & still operational
    Irton Moor - NSA Sigint
    RAF Brampton - Subsidary Log Comm units etc
    RAF Spadeadam - Electronic Countermeasures Range [no a/c]

    DEVON:
    Remote Ammunitioning Facility Tamar (RAFT) - Bull Point, Plymouth. Weapons loading jetty for nuclear-powered submarines. Planned completion of construction in 2003
    RAF Chivenor - Braunton. Marines. No.s 624/22 Sqn + SAR Sea King Helicopters
    HM Naval Base Devonport - Plymouth. Largest Naval Base in West Europe
    RN Barracks - Stonehouse, nr Plymouth
    HMS Cambridge - Wembury, nr Plymouth
    Mountain and Artic Warfare - Plymouth RN Lympstone - Devon. Poss. u/g @ Sandy Bay, Exmouth
    Army - Lulworth. Firing Ranges
    Army - Okehampton. Training area
    Army - Willsworthy. Firing range

    DORSET:
    Poole - HQ Special Boat Squadron [SBS]. Approx 100 men
    Royal Corp Signals HQ - Blandford [serve also in Cyprus]
    Royal Armoured Corp Centre - Wareham
    Army - Wyke Regis. Training area
    Wool - Training area
    RNAS Portland - Undergoing closure. All a/c [140] transferred to RNAS Yeovilton Jan '99

    ESSEX:
    MOD Wethersfield - HQ MOD Police [fomer USAF base] Former RAF Matching - nr Harlow
    Former USAAF Little Walden - nr Saffron Walden
    Army - Colchester Garrison. Inc Airmobile Brigades & Air Defence
    DERA/Ineti - Shoebury and Foulness weapons testing complex [army]

    GLOUCESTERSHIRE:
    GCHQ/NSA Chelteham - (Sigint) Construction underway of new �350 millionfacility located at nearby Benhall, Cheltenham. Completion of new 40 acre eavesdropping site is Spring 2003.
    RAF Fairford - nr Cirencester. USAF Europe. Inc B52 + Stealth Bomber
    RAF Boddington - No.9 Signals Unit + TARE HQ
    RAF Hullavington - No.621, No.625 V.G.S. - Viking TX.1.
    RAF Innsworth -. HQ RAF Training
    British Army - Ashchurch

    HAMPSHIRE:
    Royal Aircraft Research Establishment - Farnborough
    RAF Oakhanger - Mil SatcomUK, No.1001 Sigs + NATO Sat grnd term
    Fort Southwick - nr Portsmouth. Main comms site adjacent to DERA comms. intercept site
    DERA/QinetiQ - Farnborough HQ
    RN Fleet HQ - Whale Island, Portsmouth [Future location]
    Gosport - Large Naval stores inc. hospital
    Royal Logistics Corps (RLC) - Marchwood, Southampton. Military port
    Fort Monkton - Gosport. Inc. Submarine Escape Training Tank. Possibly also used by MI5/6 for training purposes
    BAe - Hurn, 4m NE Christchurch
    Army -. Aldershot Garrison inc. Airborne Brigades
    Army .- Andover Garrison.
    Army Training Regt - Winchester
    Army Training Regt - Pirbright
    School of Army Aviation - Middle Wallop. HQ. Gazelle, Squirrel, Lynx helis
    Army - Worthy Down
    Bramley - Former bomb/ammo depot now training area
    Radio Research Station - Chilbolton, nr Aldershot
    RAF Odiham - Nos.7, 18 & 27 Sqns. Transport. Chinook HC2s
    RN Research Station - Lea-on-Solent, 4m WNW Portsmouth
    DERA - Lasham. Closed & transferred to W.Scotland.

    HEREFORD & WORCESTER:
    Credenhill [former RAF base] - nr. Hereford.
    Home to made up of 4 squadrons [50 men each] of Special Air Service [22nd SAS] since May 1999.
    DERA/QinetiQ - Pershore [MoD]
    Royal Radar Establishment - Defford

    HERTFORDSHIRE:
    BAe - Stevenage. Builds missiles and electronic equipment for a/craft
    Army Training Regt - Bassingbourn

    HUMBERSIDE:
    Cowden - East Coast Bombing Range
    RAF Leconfield - Sole air use by Search & Rescue HAR3 helicopters over North Sea

    KENT:
    DERA/QinetiQ - Fort Halstead. Regarded by some as a stealth research facility
    Army - Ashford. Templar Barracks. Defence Intelligence and Security School
    Ash - Part of Manston. Radar + Air Warfare for ADGE
    Rochester - Defence Explosive Ordnance Disposal School
    RAF Biggin Hill - Westerham
    RAF Manston - Ramsgate - no a/c
    Army - Sir John Moore Barracks, Shorncliffe Camp, Folkestone
    Army - Lydd. Training area
    Royal School of Military Eng - Chatham
    RAF Alconbury - Deactivated. Site sold for development
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    LANCASHIRE:
    RAF Waddington - Elec Recon + E/Warning, Nimrod R1s, Sentry AEW1s (+ NATO use)
    BAe Warton - R&D. Upgraded fac. linked to 'HALO' stealth a/craft project
    Samlesbury - No.635 V.G.S. - Vigilant T.1.
    RAF Woodvale - University Air Squadrons

    LEICESTERSHIRE:
    RAF Cottesmore - Oakham, nr Leicester, Tornado GR1
    Army - North Luffenham, nr Oakham. SpecOps training inc. SAS, SBS + US mil
    Army - Loughborough. Communication and Security Group (U.K)

    LINCOLNSHIRE:
    RAF Waddington - nr Lincoln. Electronic & A/Warfare. AWACS E-3D + Nimrod
    RAF Barkston Heath - Relief Landing Ground for Cranwell + training
    RAF Binbrook - nr Lincoln
    RAF Coningsby - nr Lincoln Nos. 5, 29 & 56 [Top Gun] Sqns, Tornado F3s (Air Defence)
    RAF Cranwell - nr Sleaford, Air Warfare Centre + air training
    RAF Digby - nr Scopwick. Inc. USN/USAF/US Army. No. 399 Sigs Unit
    Donna Nook - nr North Somercotes. Bombing range
    RAF Holbeach - Wash offshore bombing range
    RAF Honington - Depot (no a/c)
    RAF Wainfleet - All Saints. East Coast bombing range
    Army - Kirton-in-Lindsey. 22nd Air Def. Reg
    RAF Scampton - nr Lincoln, Earmarked for closure
    Royal Ordnance Faldingworth - nr Market Rasen. Closed '99 (RO is part of BAe)

    Grt LONDON [inc Middlesex]:
    Northwood - Main MOD Ops [Whitehall HQ2] / NATO / Trident [nuke] Ops Centre. Large u/grnd. facility of 3 levels.
    RAF Bentley Priory - UK Air Defence [north/south] - No.s 11/18 Group HQ Naval Fleet HQ will be relocating to Portsmouth, Hampshire.
    RAF Uxbridge - HQ Military Air Traffic Ops (NATO)
    RAF West Drayton - Military ATC
    RAF Kenley - No.615 V.G.S. - Viking TX.1.
    RAF Northolt - Ruislip. VIPs & Royal, BAe 125s, 146s
    RAF Stanmore Park - HQ no11 Strike Com (air def). Closed '98. Transf to Bentley Priory
    RAF Hendon - De-activated. Site redeveloped and inc Met police HQ

    NORFOLK:
    RAF Coltishall - Norwich, Nos. 6, 41, 54 Sqns, Jaguar 1A, 1Bs, inc photo reconn unit
    RAF Marham - Nos 2 & 13 Sqns, GR1A Tornado (Tac Recon) + Canberras
    RAF Neatishead - Radar Site
    RAF Swanton Mornley - nr Dereham
    RAF West Raynham - nr Fakenham
    Army - Thetford. Training area

    NORTHUMBERLAND:
    RAF Boulmer - nr Alnwick. Radar site. No.1 A.C.C.,H.Q. No.202 Sq: Sea King HAR.3
    Army - Alnwick. 'Z' Company
    Army - Ashington. 'Z' Company
    Army - Otterburn. Artillery training area
    Brizlee Wood - Radar Site

    NOTTINGHAMSHIRE:
    RAF Syerston - Cadet training
    RAF Newton - nr Nottingham. air training
    Army - Nottingham. Inc Sect of 2nd Military Intell Co
    BAE Systems Royal Ordnance (RO) - Nottingham

    OXFORDSHIRE:
    RAF Brize Norton - Nos.10, 101, 216 Sqdns, VC10 tanker / transp base. TacComm Wing etc
    RAF Abingdon - Abingdon
    RAF Bampton Castle - Sigs units, HF Comms - Parented by RAF Brize Norton
    RAF Benson - No.33 sqdn, Puma Helicopters. No. 6 AEF
    RAF Shrivenham . RMS of Science + Def Info Tech
    Weston-on-the-Green - Sat. of Brize Norton. Parachute Drop Center
    Joint Army / RAF / USAF - Bicester
    USAF Upper Heyford -
    British Army - Abingdon. 3rd Close + 4th General Supp. Reg. Dalton Barracks
    Atomic Energy Commission - Culham

    SHROPSHIRE (SALOP):
    British Telecom - Oswestry. BTs secret switching/tapping center
    RAF Cosford - No.8 A.E.F.,No.633 V.G.S. - Vigilant T.1.
    RAF Shawbury - nr Shrewsbury, Defence Helicopter Training School + Cent. ATC School
    RAF Tern Hill - Def. Helicopter Training + No 632 VGS Vigilant T1s
    Unspecified Base - Bridleway Gate
    Unspecified Base - Chetwynd
    Army - Nesscliffe - Training area

    SOMERSET:
    RNAS Yeovilton - Sea Harrier FA2s/T4N/T8s + Sea King HC4, Linx, Gazelle, Puma & Chinook Helis [140+ a/c]
    RN Norton Manor Camp - nr Taunton
    RAF Locking - nr WSM. De-activated. Quarters earmarked for asylum seekers or new housing dev.

    STAFFORDSHIRE:
    RAF Stafford - Sandon Rd, Beaconside, Tac Supply Wing + maint
    Army - Leek. Training camp
    Army Training Regt - Lichfield
    Army - Swynnerton. Llansilin Firing Range

    SUFFOLK:
    RAF Feltwell - US 5th Space Surveillance Squadron [BMEWS]
    RAF Mildenhall - Use by USAF Europe. Inc 352nd Special Ops Grp [7th, 21st and 67th SOS]
    Martlesham Heath - BT Labs. Used by UK Govt to examine every new comms product
    RAF Honington - nr Bury St Edmonds. Air Warfare Centre Surface-to-Air Weapons O.E.U.,
    RAF Lakenheath - Currently used by USAF in Europe
    RAF Wattisham - Ipswich. RAF ATC. No.22 Sqn SAR, Sea King HAR3s


    SURREY:
    BAe Dunsfold - Maint. & repair of Harrier GR..7 a/c
    Royal School of Military Eng - Minley

    WARWICKSHIRE:
    Army School of Ammunition - Kineton. Bomb/ammo depot, inc. large railway system

    WILTSHIRE:
    Corsham Computer Centre - nr Bath.
    In reality a military 'black project' nuclear underground command centre
    DERA/QinetiQ - Larkhill [MoD]
    DERA Porton Down - [Army] Chemical & Biological Defence [CBD] Estab
    Winterbourne Gunner - Jnt Svcs Defence Nuclear Biological & Chemical Centre
    Aircraft & Armament Experimental Establishment - Boscombe Down
    RAF/DERA Boscombe Down - Amesbury, nr Salisbury. Air Warfare, DETO
    Defence Communications Services - Basil Hill, nr Corsham [under development in 2001]
    RAF Colerne - nr Bath. No 1001 Sigs
    RAF Hulavington - nr Chippenham
    RAF Lyneham - nr Chippenham. TacTransport, Hercules C1, C3s
    Army / RAF Upavon - nr Pewsey. No 622 VGS
    RAF Rudloe Manor - Hawthorne, MoD Comms N/work, linked with UFO reporting [closed + 42 acre site sold off, poss. hotel]

    WORCESTERSHIRE:
    DERA/QinetiQ - Malvern. Wide-ranging research inc., jamming, radar detection and electronic warfare. Encryption, computer security & hacking, lasers, lcd & night vision research. Secure comms satellites and Data links. Stealth, UAVs & possibly [uncorroborated] Teleportation research.

    YORKSHIRE:
    GCHQ / NSA [RAF] Menwith Hill - 7miles west of Harrogate. Known to NSA as field station F83 and by workers [1600 US and 370 British] as "The Hill", it is also a BMEWS Site linked to USSC, Colorado Springs
    RAF Fylingdales - nr Pickering. NSA Phased array radar [BMEWS]
    Forest Moor NMC - (Nav/Nat Mil Comms] adjacent to above.Main trunk route for all Naval SatCom
    Irton Moor - nr Scarborough. Secret base with NSA connections
    RAF/Army Catterick - nr Richmond. Garrison. Inc Section of 2 Millitary Intelligence
    RAF Church Fenton - No.9 A.E.F., Relief landing ground for Linton-on-Ouse
    RAF Linton-upon-Ouse - nr York, Pilot training, CFS Tucano T1 Squadron
    RAF Topcliffe - Satellite of RAF Linton-on-Ouse
    RAF Dishforth - Army Air Corp Heli base
    RAF Leeming - Leeming Bar, Northallerton. Panavia (Mfg) Tornado F3 (Maritime Air Defence) + Hawks
    RAF Finningley - nr Doncaster. Closed. Site sold for industrial use & poss. Intl. Airport


    SCOTLAND
    DERA - West Freugh, SatCom Grnd Station + a/field
    ATC Prestwick - Ayrshire. HQ Mil Air Traffic Ops
    Coulport - Loch Long. Underground facility for storing atomic bombs
    RAF Leuchars - nr Fife, Nos 43 + 111 Sqn, Tornado F3s
    Brora - NSA Sigint
    Hawklaw - NSA Sigint
    RAF Machrihanish - nr Cambeltown, Argylleshire, long runway, NATO base. RAF reports station "under enhanced care and maintenance status".
    Royal Navy Clyde Sub Base - Faselane, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, (nuke sub base)
    RNAS Prestwick - UK det. 819 Sqn. Sea King HAS6 SAR
    Arbroath - No.662 V.G.S. - Viking TX.1. [RN]
    Army - Benbecula, Outer Hebrides. Artillery testing area + Radar. No 71 Sigs Unit
    Camp Wrath - Southerland. Firing range used by US Navy
    Crombie - Integrated Weapon Complex joint RAF/RN missile maintenance
    Garvie Island - RAF bombing range off NW Scotland
    Greenock War HQ - Greenock
    Inchterf (MOD P.E.) - nr. Kirkintilloch. Directorate of Proof & Experimental Estab., of D.E.R.A.
    Saxa Vord - Radar site. No 91 sigs unit
    St Kilda - Outer Hebrides. Artillery tracking stn
    RAF Buchan -. nr Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Radar. Nos 170/480 sigs.Con rep center
    RAF Kinloss - Forres, Moreyshire, All Nimrod MR2s + ops r/station at Aird Uig, W. Isles
    Army Air Corp - Leuchars. Gazelle heli
    RAF Linton - Borders of Eng / Scot
    RAF Lossiemouth ..... Morayshire, Tornado GR1B, Jaguar GR1As (Maritime Strike) + SAR Sea King HAR3s
    Prestwick - Scottish ATC Center
    Rosehearty - RAF Weapons Range
    Train - Bombing Range, Moray Firth
    Army - Arbroath, Angus
    Army - Ballater. Royal Guard [guard]
    Britain's atom bomb store at Coulport in Scotland. Sixteen massive bunkers have been gouged out of the ridge overlooking Loch Long. This building can store more than 100 atom bombs in underground vaults behind airlock doors. It is used as a temporary holding bay when the bombs arrive at Coulport. They are then moved to a jetty and loaded onto Trident submarines

    WALES
    Army [Brawdy] - Pemb. Former RAF base linked to UFO investigations. Conducted underwater sound surveillance also.
    DERA/QinetiQ - Aberporth, Dyfed. Currently trial site for doppler [pulse] radar tracking
    DERA/QinetiQ - Llanbedr [MOD] - Operational airfield inc. Hawk a/c. Launches target drones from here
    RAF St. Athan - nr Barry, Sth Glamorgan, Harrier GR.7, Viking TX1, Tucano T1 + maint
    RAF Pembrey Sands - Carmarthenshire, Sth Wales, bombing + firing range
    RAF Sealand - Mostly maintenance
    PATA - Pontrilas Army Training Area - 10 miles SW Hereford. Inc air exclusion zone. Possible exclusive SAS use.
    Army - Abertillery. Inc Air Defence Regt
    Army - Aberystwyth
    Army - Epynt. Training area
    Army - Manorbier. Royal Artillery firing range
    Army - Penhally. Training area
    Navy - Castlemartin. Test range for US/UK aircraft [naval?]

    ANGLESEY
    RAF Valley - nr Holyhead. 22nd Sq S&R Sea King HAR3 + Air Guided Weapons Operational Evaluation Unit (AGWOEU)
    RAF Mona - Diversion runway for Valley
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    NORTHERN IRELAND
    Army HQNI - Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn
    Intelligence Center - Ladas Drive, Castlereagh, Belfast
    GCHQ (eavesdropping) sub-base - Island Hill, Comber
    GCHQ (eavesdropping) sub-base - Gilnahirk, Belfast
    British Army - Torr Head, Ballycastle. Radio comms facility
    RAF Aldergrove - Nos. 3, 72 & 230 Sqdns, Wessex HC2, Puma HC1, Chinook
    Army - Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry
    Army - Drumadd Barracks, Armagh
    Army - Bessbrook Mill Airfield
    Royal Navy - Oxford Island. Main comms & radar
    RAF Bishop Court - Decommissioned Radar Site

    UNKNOWNS
    Government Technical Assistance Centre [GTAC] - Yet to be constructed is a $40 Million surveillance center probably specializing in unscrambling coded Internet messages
    Raucebury - ???
    Longcross MOD Test track- ???
    Long Valley - ???
    Miley Woods - Training area ???
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