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USAr Meyn

Last modified: 28 Mar 2019, submitted by: Joker

Country: Germany    Region: SH

Locale: Flensburg

Latitude: 54° 44' 34" N     Longitude: 9° 14' 29" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed


Former Spec Ammo Storage Flensburg-Meyn (1974-1992) was a LANDJUT main nuclear J-type storage for German 6th artillery command in case of WW3.
Site was a corpslevel SAS containing a mixed stock of nuclear 8"artillery grenades, Atomic Ddemolition Munitions, Sergeant, Honest John and Lance missile warheads for all units in the 6th Arty Cmd. Site supervision; 294th US Army Arty Grp / 99th Ordnance Det. Site security: 99th Ord det until 1977 after that 75th US Army Field Arty Det Perimeter security: GE Infantry

294th USAAG activated 1966 at Itzehoe, Germany as part of the 514th US. Army Artillery Grp.
Unit was located in the Von Fritsch Barracks at grid 5353'49"N 930'4"E operating nuclear armed Sergeant missiles with German 650th Msl Arty Bn.
The temporary SAS for the Sergeant whds was at Bredstedt (grid 5437'59"N 858'58"E) from 1966-1974. Then relocated from Itzehoe to the Von Briesen Barracks at grid 5445'33"N 923'43"E at Flensburg-Weiche in 1974 and changing armament from Sergeant to Lance missile system until unit deactivation in 1992. The SAS was at Flensburg-Meyn.

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