Fordland AFS, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 37° 09.250 W 092° 52.550
15S E 511025 N 4111982
Quick Description: Fordland AFS, MO
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 1/20/2008 9:34:49 AM
Waymark Code: WM30DA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
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Fordland AFS, MO

Fordland AFS, MO Site History

The 797th AC&W Squadron began operating AN/FPS-3 and AN/FPS-4 radars from this site in 1952. During 1954 an AN/TPS-l0D saw service here; it was removed in 1955. In 1958 an AN/FPS-6 replaced the AN/FPS-4 height-finder radar which was removed in 1959. This site was deactivated 1 June 1961 due to budget constraints. Source (visit link)

The site is now he site of Ozark Correctional Center. (visit link)

Squadron number: 797

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