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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|
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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