Pine Gap – recent media coverage

2017 Alyssa Betts, ‘CIA document shows NT Pine Gap spy base could be attack target, foreign policy expert says‘, ABC News, 24 January 2017 Hayley Sorensen, ‘CIA documents reveal Pine Gap fears’, NT News, 19 January 2017. ‘National Intelligence Daily, 13 February 1987’, Central Intelligence Agency, Declassified in Part – Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2012/11/09: […]

Resources – Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap

NOTE: THIS PAGE IS BEING thoroughly RECONSTRUCTED. PLEASE BEAR WITH US for a little while. RT, FEBRUARY 2016 SEE ALSO Pine Gap – introduction Recent media coverage Pine Gap images gallery Antennas of Pine Gap image gallery Kristian Laemmle-Ruff Pine Gap images Felicity Ruby Pine Gap image gallery Table and photokey of antennas at Pine Gap Pine […]

The Pine Gap project

See also: Pine Gap – introduction This page lists the publications and resources associated with the research on Pine Gap by Desmond Ball, Bill Robinson and Richard Tanter. It will be updated for new publications and as more materials from the project are available. Contact: Richard Tanter: rtanter at nautilus.org Publications (as of May 2017) ‘Photo Essay: Landscapes […]

Table and photokey of antennas at Pine Gap

Antenna identification system One aim of this research is to identify all antenna systems installed at Pine Gap since 1967, with a view to then understand their characteristics and likely roles. There is no publicly available information about the system by which the US government identifies antennas and other elements of Pine Gap infrastructure. Over […]

Pine Gap images gallery

NOTE: THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. FURTHER LINKS WILL BE ADDED SHORTLY. This page is a repository for images of the Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap related to research on the base and its history. It is still under construction, and will be considerably expanded in the neat future. Wherever possible, the original source of images […]

Felicity Ruby images of Pine Gap

We are grateful to Felicity Ruby who very generously gave us permission to reproduce her photographs of Pine Gap. Details of these images and information on the antennas in the photographs are available in Desmond Ball, Bill Robinson and Richard Tanter, The Antennas of Pine Gap, Nautilus Institute, Special Reports, 18 February 2016, and in the image gallery […]

Antennas of Pine Gap image gallery

This gallery holds links to all images reproduced in Desmond Ball, Bill Robinson and Richard Tanter, The Antennas of Pine Gap, Nautilus Institute, Special Reports, 18 February 2016. Cover – high resolution image. Details of the antennas are listed in Table 1 in that paper. The antennas identification system in Table 1 and in the images […]

Kristian Laemmle-Ruff images of Pine Gap

We are deeply grateful to Kristian Laemle-Ruff who very generously gave us permission to reproduce his photographs of Pine Gap. Details of these images and information on the antennas in the photographs are available in The Antennas of Pine Gap and in the image gallery from that paper. Note that the small spheres across the upper […]

Possibilities and effects of a nuclear missile attack on Pine Gap

Introduction See also main page: Pine Gap Joint Defence Facility One of the enduring public concerns of the hosting of United States intelligence and military facilities in Australia, whether under the heading of “joint facilities” or otherwise, has been the possibility of a nuclear missile attack on one or more of these facilities in the event […]