Country: United States Region: N Dakota
Locale: Pembina County
Latitude: 48° 43' 32" N Longitude: -98° 5' 53" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
Cavalier Airstation, North Dakota http://www.cavaliernd.com/military
- 10th Space Warning Sq operates the AN/FPQ-16 Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS). Its missions: Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness viewing objects approaching the US and Southern Canada from the north within 2,000 miles.
It was th former Perimeter Aquisition Radar for the US army Mickelsen SAFEGUARD complex. Its function was to scan northward for incoming ICBM warheads passing over the northpole. At complex deactivation handed over to USAF.
21st SW http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/49/21st_Space_Wing.png
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