Tue Feb 26, 2013, 04:41 AM
HiPointDem (20,729 posts)
U.S. Drone and Surveillance Flight Bases in Africa Map and Photos
The following map and photos depict current and future locations used by the U.S. military for launching drones and surveillance flights throughout Central and North Africa. The map is not complete and reflects available information from open sources.
Similar to drone bases in Pakistan, a Washington Post article from 2012 quotes a senior U.S. commander as saying that most of the African air bases launching drones and surveillance flights are “small operations run out of secluded hangars at African military bases or civilian airports.”
Several sites that are rumored to be used for launching drones and surveillance aircraft are not included in the map, including al-Wigh airbase in Libya which has been recently reported by news outlets in North Africa to be a base for French and U.S. operations in Mali. All images are via Google Earth.
Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Seychelles, Uganda, Sudan
1 replies, 450 views
Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
U.S. Drone and Surveillance Flight Bases in Africa Map and Photos (Original post)
Response to HiPointDem (Original post)
Tue Feb 26, 2013, 05:26 AM
Sunlei (7,942 posts)
1. interesting and the website the info came from even more interesting..
a lot to look through at that website. Thanks for posting
■Federal Bureau of Prisons Counter-Terrorism Unit Inmate Spying Reports
Multiple reports from the Bureau of Prisons Counter-Terrorism Unit detailing the surveillance of inmates convicted of crimes relating to terrorism and housed in “Communications Management Units.”
■Complete U.S. Secret Service Network Intrusion Responder Program (NITRO) Course
Thousands of pages comprising the complete digital forensics course taught by the U.S. Secret Service at the National Computer Forensics Institute. Includes instructor’s guidebook, student workbooks, and accompanying slides.
■Confidential United Nations Afghanistan Security Reports August-October 2010
Eleven confidential reports from the United Nations Department of Safety and Security detailing week-to-week threats to UN operations in Afghanistan for the period August to October 2010.
■More Than 90 Reports from Fusion Centers Around the United States
Over its nearly two years of operation, PI has published dozens of reports and bulletins from fusion centers all around the United States, maintaining one of the largest and most diffuse collections of such content on the internet. Some of the reports are the only existing public examples of products produced by certain fusion centers.