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Monday, April 06, 2015

Details about British base on the Falklands including co-ordinates of facilities and runway information are left open to the public on MoD website after security gaffe


The Ministry of Defence was under fire after vital details of the RAF's main base on the Falklands Islands were published on their website.

The secret document, which has the exact GPS co-ordinates of vital facilities as well as information on the depth of concrete on the runway were published unencrypted on the MoD's website.

The details could be used as 'an invasion guide' by Argentina, with the technical information providing excellent intelligence to any Argentine bombers sent to attack the islands.

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