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US Army Grossengstingen

Last modified: 21 Apr 2013
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Country: Germany    Region: BW

Locale: 2km E of Haid

Latitude: 48° 21' 42" N     Longitude: 9° 15' 49" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

   
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Former US Army SAS Grossengstingen was in case of WW3 on behalf of the 2nd German Corps / 250 Msl Arty Batn.
Nuclear storage from 1960-1977 for 48x Honest John and 40x Sergeant missile warheads and from 1977-1991 for 22x Lance whds
Site supervision: 512th USAAG / 59th Ordnance Brigade
Secured by: 84th USAFAD
The units were located at the nearby Eberhard Finckh Barracks
Outer perimeter: German 5th Btry 250 Msl Arty Batn
Site deactivation 1991; closure 1993; actual status: private property
The german name "Nato site Golf" was inofficial

Site Golf (german) webpage http://www.eberhard-finckh-kaserne.de/html/sondermunitionslager_.html
Further (german) info http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eberhard-Finckh-Kaserne



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