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2.MoD Hebrides

Last modified: 11 Jun 2020, submitted by: Joker

Country: United Kingdom    Region: Hebrides

Latitude: 57° 21' 34" N     Longitude: -8° 36' 29" E

Area use / Military Branches: Active


MoD Hebrides consists of a deep range for complex weapons trials and in-service firings, and an inner range for ground-based air defence Test and Evaluation. The Range occupies 115,000kmē of sanitised airspace with unlimited altitude. This large area and its nearby airfield make it ideal for air-launched weapons operations. The faciliy includes

Tracking Radar Facility: Real-time data and providing recordings of time, space and position information for post-trial trajectory analysis, using G band radar and Nike Digital Instrumentation Radar (NiDIR).
Telemetry: Receive, record and monitor video and other data streams.
Support Services: Mechanical and engineering services, accommodation, recreation and medical facilities.
Surface Target Facility
Aerial Target Facility: Aerial targets such as Mirach and Banshee.
Optical Instrumentation:

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