The Australian and United States governments jointly run this top-secret compound located deep in the inhospitable Outback.
Some call it “Australia’s Area 51.”
Most of what we know about the base (which is admittedly little) comes from Snowden’s document dump.
His leak revealed Pine Gap oversees satellite surveillance integral to our top-secret espionage operations.
The NSA also uses the remote facility to collect internet and telephone communications across the world.