Country: Canada Region: Nunavut
Locale: Ellesmere Island
Latitude: 82° 30' 0" N Longitude: -63° 40' 59" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
82°29'54"N 62°19'33"W CFS Alert, a Canadian Air Force signals intelligence intercept facility located in Alert, Nunavut. In 2009, the Canadian Air Force took command of CFS Alert http://www.jproc.ca/rrp/alert.html It is now a unit of 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario and coupled with CFS Leitrim. (See: CFS Leitrim)
Former part of the Distant Early Warning Line radar network, established a building uphill from the DOT's JAWS station to house "High Arctic Long Range Communications Research", or signals intelligence operations and embedded into the International NSA-Echelon intelligence gathering organization.
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