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USAr Münster-Handorf / Telgte

Last modified: 28 Mar 2019, submitted by: Joker

Country: Germany    Region: NRW

Locale: Ostbevern

Latitude: 52° 0' 33" N     Longitude: 7° 51' 14" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed


Former NORTHAG main C-type nuclear storage 1963-1993 for units defending North German Plain in case of WW3. Its storage would be used by I German Army Corps and I Belgian Corps nuc certified units, supported by USAAD.The logistics train was airlifting by CH-47 within 6hrs. after receipt codeword. Telgte site security: BFG 8th Artillery Suppt Regt Grenadier Guards based at nearby Oxford Bcks at Münster. Site deactivated 1991, nowadays private property.

I German Army Corps; Douglas MGR-1A Honest John, 280x W-7's and W-31's for Belgian Army Corps units 1966-1979;
Vought MGM-52C Lance, 200x W-70's for Belgian Army Corps units 1981-1991;
M109 grenades, 150x W-33’s for 2 Field Regt./Waterloo Bcks.Munster: 1964-1987, 4 Field Regt./Roberts Bcks.Osnabrück: 1963-1986,
Medium Atomic Demolition Munition, 150x W-45’s for BFG and B Engineer Regts: 1970-1985

Telgte site supervision 570th US Army Arty Grp at Simpson Bcks, Münster-Handorf (1964-1992). Exept for this site 570th was also responible for:
- 583rd Ord Co (Sp Ammo)(GS) Handorf
- 1st FA Det (Msl Wh Spt)(HJ) Schill Ksn, Wesel
- 15th FA Det (Msl Wh Spt)(HJ) Paderborn
- 22nd FA Det (Msl Wh Spt)(HJ) Dempsey Bks, Sennelager
- 69th FA Det (Msl Wh Spt)(HJ) Hemer
- 81st FA Det (Msl Wh Spt)(HJ) Dülmen
- 509th AD Det (Msl Wh Spt) Vörden

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