Country: Portugal Region: Azores
Latitude: 38° 47' 2" N Longitude: -28° 53' 45" E
Area use / Military Branches: NSA / Echelon / SCOPE C2
Former NSGA unit at Terceira Isl (Azores); Activated at Vila Nova and 1954 moved to Agualva (NCU 42). Designated as NSGA in 1958. Relocated at US airbase Lajes Field and reassigned NSA/Echelon 1994. Current status: ops.
Lajes Field also hosts one of the 14 wordlwide SCOPE strategic / tactical C2 communications facilities.
Check United States Offutt for further info about the SCOPE system.
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