Country: United States Region: Alaska
Latitude: 64° 31' 37" N Longitude: -147° 2' 9" E
Area use / Military Branches: Closed
Former Nike Fairbanks Defense Area:
Sites were installed to replace old triple At defending the Fairbanks area (Ft Wainwright and Eielson Airbase).
Manned by the 2nd Missile Battalion, 562d Air Defense Artillery. The sites around Fairbanks deactivated in the 1970's
The USAF radar site at Murphy Dome AFS, AK (F-2) was shared with the Army for Nike missile-defense system.
These Nike sites in the Fairbanks area were not numbered but used a codename.
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