Country: Turkey Region: Istanbul
Latitude: 41° 6' 11" N Longitude: 28° 37' 54" E
Area use / Military Branches: Turkish Army, United States Arrmy
Cakmakli. Former NATO 528th US Army Field Artillery Grp, 70th Ordnance Det. A.k.a.TUSLOG det 67(Turkish United States LOGistics Det) under SASCOM (Special Ammunition Support Command) providing support to Turkish artillery units. This was the former special ammo storage (currently conventional strorage for Turkish army). TUSLOG 67 had to assist the Turkish Artillery in case of war and provide them with 57x 8" nuclear grenades and 132x Honest John warheads under US army control. In case of WW3 outbreak they would have been dispersed to HJ units at Corlu, Izmit, Ortakoy and Erzurum. TUSLOG deactivated 1986 and site turned over to Turkish army 1989 © Nuclear battlefields, Global links in arms race Appendix A (Ballinger, Cambridge Mass. 1985)
Also detached to this unit was TUSLOG Det 121, a 9 personnel USAF det of Karamursel AB Commo Sqn providing communications support for the Army detachments in the "Cemetery" net. The commosite was at the former US barracks (currently a Turkish infantry barracks) at grid 41° 05'50"N 28°38'23"E.
Aircoverage of the area by a nearby Turkish Nike AD missile site.
Former LA at grid 41°05'08"N 28°39'15"E,
Former IFC at 41°05'43"N 28°38'55"E.
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