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Raf Feltwell: Deep Space Tracking Facility

Volume 589: debated on Monday 11 May 1998

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether the airspace checking facilities at RAF Feltwell are under full British control; and whether the United States uses of RAF Feltwell are exclusively for NATO purposes. [HL1722]

The Deep Space Tracking Facility at RAF Feltwell is under the command of the United States Air Force Space Command. It is not part of a particular NATO programme, although Her Majesty's Government and other NATO governments have access to data collected by the station.