A new documentary collection (pdf) provides a glimpse of the Aerospace Data Facility at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colorado, which is an operational hub for intelligence support to the U.S. military.
“The Aerospace Data Facility is a DoD information processing, analysis, relay, and test facility supporting the U.S. Government and its allies,” according to one official document.
Among other things, the ADF represents “the major U.S.-based technical downlink for intelligence satellites operated by the military, the National Security Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office.”
See “Aerospace Data Facility / Denver Security Operations Center, Buckley AFB, Colorado,” compiled by Allen Thomson, August 2008.
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