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Last modified: 27 Apr 2022, submitted by: Joker

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Nike AD system in Florida was in the Homestead-Miami area and consisted of:
The Air Defense Command Post (ADCP) HM-01DC at Richmond AFS, FL 2537′24″N 08024′16″W for Nike missile command-and-controls and was equipped with the AN/GSG-5(V) BIRDIE solid-state computer system. Later on upgraded to AN/FSG-l Missile-Master Radar Direction Center. One height-finder radar was later removed and remaining set modified to an AN/FPS-116 in 1977.

HM-01DC was integrated with the USAF Air Defense Command/NORAD Semi Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) air defense radar network.
Its site was totally demolished by Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and subsequently closed.

HM-01 (later reassigned HM-03) Carol City. IFC at 25 56′ 22″ N, 80 17′ 56″ W (overbuilt), LA at 25 57′ 42″ N, 80 18′ 12″ W
HM-40 Homestead. IFC at 25 16′ 35″ N, 80 18′ 11″ W, LA at 25 15′ 42″ N, 80 18′ 50″ W (nothing left)
HM-65 (later reassigned HM-66) Florida City. IFC at 25 21′ 43″ N, 80 33′ 42″ W, LA almost at same site.
HM-69 W of Florida City. IFC at 25 23′ 17″ N, 80 40′ 59″ W, LA at 25 22′ 12″ N, 80 41′ 4″ W Museum and open to public
http://www.nps.gov/ever/learn/historyculture/hm69.htm
HM-95 Miami. IFC at 25 44′ 15″ N, 80 28′ 54″ W, LA at 25 45′ 1″ N, 80 29′ 22″ W Now a prison.
HM-85, 97 and 99 were planned and built at Homestead airbase but never became operational.










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