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NATO Sciaves -Bressanone

Last modified: 10 Oct 2019, submitted by: Joker
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Country: Italy    Region: North

Locale: Sciaves

Latitude: 46° 45' 35" N     Longitude: 11° 40' 31" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

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Former Special Ammo Storage at Sciaves (Bressanone) a.k.a."site Rigel" and was a nuclear NATO storage (1966-1988) for the Italian
- IV Corps artillery (Bolzano) 10x 8" shells; 10x ADM's; later replaced by
- 3rd Missile Bde 16x Honest John; 16x Lance whds
Nuclear battlefields, Global links in arms race Appendix A (Ballinger, Cambridge Mass. 1985)

Site supervision: 559th US Army Artillery Detachment.
Security supervision: 11th US Army Field Artillery Detachment.

Local pictures:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f9/Site_Rigel_4.JPG
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/76/Site_Rigel_16.JPG
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cc/Site_Rigel_15.JPG
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e6/Site_Rigel_12.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/66/Site_Rigel_2.JPG
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7d/Site_Rigel_14.JPG

Site Rigel Complex Layout http://static.repubblica.it/altoadige/basenato.pdf


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