Tuesday, July 30, 2013

NSA Utah Data Center Probe | Cryptome

Not much to see of protection against missiles and aerial attack but that is the same at other NSA facilities. Wonder what supports that confidence.

The odd bent shape of the site plan, with buildings not parallel to one another is intriguing. Could be aesthetic but may have another role, say to disperse richochet of inadvertent emanations.

Quite a few recent government buildings avoid the traditional rectilinear site planning of buildings long considered to be most cost effective and authoritarian. Some like NGA HQ, NSA Utah, NSA Hawaii and several at Ft. Meade look almost byzantine in layout, if not a shrewd design to limit echo, amplification, richochet, or best, to befuddle satellite peepers.

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