RAF Ash

RAF Ash (formerly RAF Sandwich ) was an RAF underground control center and radar station located near the village of Woodnesborough , Kent , England .

History

RAF Sandwich was originally a Ground Controlled Interception (GCI) site located in Ash Road, Sandwich . However, after the Second World War, the ROTOR Air Defense Radar Station was set up for the first time in the United States. 1.5 miles to the south-west in Marshborough Road, Ash , the new site being renamed RAF Ash.

RAF Ash was closed and the site sold in July 1998. [1] It is now used as a secure server farm by The Bunker, an Internet hosting company. [2]

References

  1. Jump up^ “House of Commons Hansard Written Answers for 2 Dec 1999 (pt 5)” . www.publications.parliament.uk. 1999-12-02 . Retrieved 2011-01-29 .
  2. Jump up^ “Ash – The Bunker Secure Hosting” . www.thebunker.net . Retrieved 2011-01-29 .