The existence of this joint operation and facility has been questionable ever since it’s introduction. Top Secret classification has always existed and prevented any worthwhile information leaking to the public.
Thanks for the reblog. Also for the video from Hirundine which will get its own post.
20 Jul 2013 Pine Gap remains an enduring symbol of the unshakeable bond between Australian and US intelligence services. It’s a piece of America. At least that’s the vibe in the large cafeteria at the top secret Joint Defence Facility at Pine Gap near Alice Springs. Australia and the United States are certainly united at Pine Gap. It’s the crux of an electronic espionage alliance that’s nearly five decades old. It’s also the most secret place in Australia.
- Pine Gap helps US drone strikes (news.com.au)