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    Ramstein Air Base

    • Kindsbach, Germany
    • Ramstein Air Base$$
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      Ramstein Air Base - the largest air base and the headquarters of the US Air Force beyond. It is also one of the bases of NATO. IATA code - RMS, by ICAO code - ETAR. The base is at the disposal of the US Air Force about the middle of the last century and now is their most important stronghold in Europe.

      The airfield has two modern runways, length - 3200 and 2830 meters. This is one of the two facilities where nuclear weapons are stored. On a huge military airfield involved more than 30 000 employees.

      Unfortunately, most famous for its airbase tragic events and scandals that are associated with the activities of the CIA. For example, August 28, 1988 as a result of aircraft collisions during aircraft 70 and shows killing 345 people affected, and in 2005 a scandal over secret CIA flights with prisoners.

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