Country: Denmark Region: Greenland
Latitude: 76° 32' 35" N Longitude: -69° 13' 32" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
Thule airbase; a former USAF Anti Ballistic Missiles early warning radarsite is located in Greenland on Danish territory.
The site is also used for SIGINT & SCOPE strategic / tactical C2 purposes (Check United States - SCOPE Offutt for further SCOPE system info).
November 2011 Raytheon Company has completed the Upgraded Early Warning Radar at Thule, meeting all system requirements and tests. With the upgrade, Thule is ready to conduct the missile defense mission as a critical component of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. Raytheon team delivered solid program performance and flawless execution during the Thule upgrade,
The station is also an AFSCN Remote Tracking Station for the Global Positioning System (See USAF-SC Schriever for more GPS info)
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