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AD Nike GOC Vestvolden

Last modified: 28 Feb 2019, submitted by: Knossos

Country: Denmark   

Latitude: 55° 41' 23" N     Longitude: 12° 26' 12" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed


55°41'24"N 12°26'13"E Hidden in the woods near Vestvolden, Rødovre, was the Ejby bunker.
From 1959 - 1983, this facility was manned 24/7 as the Group Operations Centre in the Nike Air Defence system for the Copenhagen region.
After the demise of the Nike system In 1983, the bunker was fitted out as a communications centre.
In addition, it was used as a stand-by war room for Military Region VI, that is, the authorities that would take command of the defence of Copenhagen and North Sealand in the event of war.
In 2005 the facility was decommissioned by Danish Defence.
In 2012, the Ejby bunker opened to the public as part of the experiential visitor’s centre, Oplevelsescenter Vestvolden.

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