Free Range Themes:
Weaponising Big Data
This site is the home of the ‘Weaponising Big Data’ Project, a Free Range research project on the military and intelligence sites in Britain that are preparing for offensive cyberwarfare and automated state surveillance.
UK Cyberwarfare & Surveillance Sites:
3. NSA/NRO Menwith Hill
|Site operator »||US National Security Agency & US National Reconnaissance Office|
|Associated with »||GCHQ; Five-Eyes Network|
|Category »||Command & Control|
|‘Kill Chain’ site »||Yes|
|Local campaign »||Website;|
|OS Map »||click|
NSA/NRO Menwith Hill is one of the most significant US intelligence installations outside of the United States, and a key site in the global ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence network. The site is dedicated to surveillance on communications traffic and intelligence analysis. It also co-ordinates the targeting of drone and special forces strikes, as well as being a key site for cyber-operations.
About this site
More information will be uploaded about this site as the project is able to collect/collate it.
Articles and reports on this site
- ☮ The Intercept – Inside Menwith Hill: The NSA’s British Base at the Heart of U.S. Targeted Killing, 6th September 2016
- Top-secret documents obtained by The Intercept offer an unprecedented glimpse behind Menwith Hill’s razor wire fence. The files reveal for the first time how the NSA has used the British base to aid “a significant number of capture-kill operations” across the Middle East and North Africa, fueled by powerful eavesdropping technology that can harvest data from more than 300 million emails and phone calls a day.