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AFS Cape Charles

Last modified: 23 May 2015, submitted by: Joker
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Country: United States    Region: Virginia

Latitude: 37° 7' 58" N     Longitude: -76° 2' 48" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

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3707′58″N 07557′11″ W Former Cape Charles air station under http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a4/Airdefensecommand-logo.jpg 1951-1981
Unit: 771st Radar Sqn http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f5/771st_Radar_Squadron_-_Emblem.png
Tasking: Ground Controlled Interception station
Equipment:

  1. 1952 AN/CPS-4 and 5 radars
  2. 1953 extra AN/FPS-3
  3. 1955 AN/FPS-8 and 2x AN/FPS-6 hightfinders
  4. 1959 SAGE integration
  5. 1963 joint USAF/FAA site with AN/FPS-7, AN/FPS-6, and AN/FPS-26A's
  6. 1981 replaced by JSS radar NAS Oceana and closed

Current: wildlife refuge

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