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9. NIKE Providence area

Last modified: 27 Apr 2022
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Country: United States    Region: Rhode Island

Latitude: 41° 53' 2" N     Longitude: -72° 47' 35" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

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Former Providence Nike air defense area:
Providence air defense sites were located in Rhode Island and southern Massachusetts for the defense of Rhode Island's capital city.
PR-38 and PR-99 were Nike Hercules sites.

Missile sites:
PR-19 Rehoboth. IFC at 41 53′ 2″ N, 71 12′ 25″ W (USAR Center), LA at 41 53′ 5″ N, 71 11′ 57″ W(sport facility)
PR-29 Swansea. IFC at 41 46′ 59″ N, 71 10′ 38″ W (sport facility), LA at 41 47′ 59″ N, 71 9′ 52″ W no remains.
PR-38 Bristol. IFC at 41 40′ 26″ N, 71 14′ 29″ W no remains, LA at 41 40′ 29″ N, 71 15′ 56″ W overbuilt, nothing left.
PR-58 Davisville. IFC at 41 37′ 48″ N, 71 26′ 11″ W (sport facility), LA at 41 36′ 58″ N, 71 25′ 58″ W
PR-69 Coventry. IFC at 41 43′ 15″ N, 71 35′ 51″ W (Air NG Comms), LA at 41 41′ 29″ N, 71 37′ 50″ W (coventry park)
PR-79 Foster. IFC at 41 50′ 33″ N, 71 42′ 56″ W, LA at 41 50′ 23″ N, 71 43′ 55″ W (Police training center)
PR-99 Woonsocket. IFC at 41 58′ 15″ N, 71 34′ 26″ W (AFRES center), 41 58′ 57″ N, 71 34′ 40″ W (Army NG)

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