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Joint Defence facility
Joint Defence facility

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Celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Joint Defence facility at Nurrungar.  Nurrungar was opened by the United States Air Force in 1971 as an early-warning system in the South Australian outback. In the 1980`s, the base became a joint facility operated by both Australian and American personnel.


Address:Banool Avenue, Woomera, 5720
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.198313
Long: 136.825546
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government


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Joint Defence Facility  1970 - 1995

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Joint Defence Facility Nurrungar and the ongoing contribution of its people to the mutual defence interests of the United States and Australia.

Honourable Sheila E. Widnall  Secretary of the Air Force  United States of America

Senator the Honourable Robert Ray Minister for Defence Australia


Source: MA
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