Country: Netherlands Region: Province S-Holland
Latitude: 52° 6' 33" N Longitude: 4° 19' 26" E
Area use / Military Branches: NCIA
NATO Communications Information Agency http://www.ncia.nato.int/
NCIA's facility located at Scheveningen is a multinational military Cyber Security organisation, responsible for providing a broad spectrum of services in the following areas: CIS Security, Cyber Defence, Information Assurance, Computer Security & Communications Security.
NATO SATCOM Post-2000 (NSP2K) provides improved satellite communication capabilities, which is important as NATO forces take on expeditionary missions far beyond the traditional area of operations. A consortium formed by the British, French and Italian governments will provide NATO with advanced satellite communication (SATCOM) capabilities for a 15-year period from January 2005 until the end of 2019 giving access to the military segments of the French SYRACUSE 3, the Italian SICRAL 1 and 1B and the British Skynet 4 and 5.SATCOM facilities.
This new satellite capability replaced the 2 NATO-owned and -operated NATO IV communications satellites, which ceased ops in 2007 and 2010.The NSP2K programme provides NATO access to Super High Frequency (SHF) and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) communications. UHF (300 MHz) is used for tactical communications, while SHF (7-8 GHz) is used for static and deployed ground stations with larger antenna dishes.It uses a nearby monitoringpost at grid 52° 6'48"N 4°18'55"E
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