Google Earth threatens democracy

Military hardware laid bare to Godless commies

The answer to this is yes. And no. Sort of. Let's have a look at some sensitive UK sites, starting with Aldermaston:


If we told you what went on at Aldermaston, we'd have to, well, call on each and everyone of you personally and politely ask you not to tell anyone else. You get the idea. The same goes for Fylingdales:


Here are a few more non-democracy-threatening grabs, starting with RAF Brize Norton, a big hub of flyboy activity:

Brize Norton

Out East, meanwhile, Lakenheath is the largest US Air Force-operated base in the UK:


At Mildenhall, the US 100th Air Refueling Wing jostles for space with the 352nd Special Operations Group, 727th Air Mobility Support Squadron, the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron and the 488th Intelligence Squadron. Not that you'd know it to look at this:


And finally, another US-run facility is RAF Molesworth:


Disappointed? Yes, us too, until we took another swoop over the English countryside.

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