TG2722 : NATO munitions storage building

taken 3 years ago, near to Sco Ruston, Norfolk, Great Britain

NATO munitions storage building
NATO munitions storage building
One of the three "igloos" dating from the late 1970s and used for storing missiles. The buildings are constructed with reinforced concrete and can be used to store conventional or nuclear weapons and they are bullet, theft, weather and fire-resistant.
RAF Coltishall
The station opened in 1939 as a fighter airfield during WW2. It later became a station for night fighters and then for ground attack aircraft until it was closed in 2006. Coltishall was the last surviving operational RAF airfield involved in the Battle of Britain other than RAF Northolt. The station was home to more than 80 fighter squadrons during its time of operation and 207 enemy aircraft were destroyed during the war. The airfield is currently owned by Norfolk County Council, with most of the former domestic site now being occupied by HMP Bure. See also: LinkExternal link
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TG2722, 66 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2743 2248 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.1225N 1:22.1161E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2745 2245
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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