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9. NIKE Connecticut (Bridgeport) area

Last modified: 27 Apr 2022, submitted by: Joker
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Country: United States    Region: Conecticut

Latitude: 41° 20' 22" N     Longitude: -74° 57' 17" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

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Former Nike airdefense missile system in Connecticut were split in the Bridgeport and Hartford areas.
Regular Army units manned these sites after activation during 1956 until 1959; Army NG assuming duties in the waning years.
Headquarters facilities were located in Bridgeport. Only site BR-04 was converted from Nike Ajax to Hercules.


BR-04 Ansonia. IFC at 41 20′ 23″ N, 73 2′ 42″ W, LA at 41 21′ 2″ N, 73 2′ 56″ W http://coldwar-ct.com/Nike_Ansonia.html
BR-15 Waste Haven. IFC at 41 16′ 4″ N, 72 59′ 31″ W, LA at 41 16′ 18″ N, 72 58′ 47″ W Both overbuilt and no remains
BR-17 Milford. IFC at 41 13′ 41″ N, 73 0′ 57″ W, LA at 41 14′ 24″ N, 73 0′ 17″ W Both overbuilt and no remains
BR-65 Fairfield. IFC at 41 7′ 42″ N, 73 15′ 1″ W (Fire training center), LA at 41 7′ 29″ N, 73 15′ 48″ W (sport facility)
BR-73 Westport. IFC at 41 10′ 16″ N, 73 19′ 43″ W, LA at 41 9′ 35″ N, 73 19′ 48″ W (sport facility)
BR-94 Shelton. IFC at 41 19′ 40″ N, 73 11′ 1″ W, LA at 41 18′ 29″ N, 73 10′ 21″ W (sport facility)


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