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Da Nang Monkey Mtn

Last modified: 07 Jan 2019, submitted by: Joker
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Country: Vietnam   

Latitude: 16° 7' 59" N     Longitude: 108° 14' 45" E

Area use / Military Branches: former radar/troposcatter comms site

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Da Nang Monkey Mountain. Former US joint forces /NSA radar and troposcatter communications facility East to Warin, South to Pleiku and Quinhon.
Part of the old US Forces Back Porch Integrated Wideband Comms System. The entire IWCS, comprising 67 links in South Vietnam and 33 in Thailand, reached completion early in 1969. The system, which totaled 470,000 circuit miles, allowed American commanders to control US. airpower throughout Southeast Asia, to manage widely separated logistical andadministrative bases and to link major commands throughout South Vietnam. It cost more than $300 million to build.

Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgDlJbtlomM
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