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Charlie Battery - 1959 - 1969

External Web Links



- Web Link Click Here -Delta Battery - 2nd Missile Battalion, 1st Artillery - 32nd ADCOM

As part of USAREUR and Seventh U.S. Army, it maintained a constant watch over West Germany in support of NATO. In November 1975, Headquarters Battery, 32d AADCOM moved from Kapaun Barracks in Kaiserslautern to Cambrai-Fritsch Kaserne in Darmstadt, Germany.




- Web Link Click Here -Nike Ajax And Hercules Missile Sites of Connecticut

Welcome to coldwar-ct.com, a site dedicated to preserving Connecticut's cold war history. At the top of this page you will find links to pages on Cold War related Business and Industry, Civil Defense, Military Bases and Telecommunications. Initially our emphasis will be on facilities, manufacturing plants, shelters and systems involved in supporting the Cold War effort in the CT area.




- Web Link Click Here -Massachusetts Cold War Nike Sites

A site dedicated to preserving the cold war history of Massachusetts. At the left of this page you will find links to pages on Cold War related Business and Industry, Civil Defense, Government Facilities, Military Facilities, Reactors and Telecommunications.

Initially our emphasis will be on facilities, manufacturing plants, shelters and system involved in supporting the Cold War effort in the MA area but be sure to check out our “Nearby Facilities” page for similar facilities elsewhere in Southern New England. Please take a minute to sign our Guest book.




- Web Link Click Here -NAMFI - NATO Missile Firing Installation

In the middle sixties, the NATO Advisory Group of Aeronautical Research and Development (AGARD) was tasked to prepare a study for finding out and establishing a Guided Missile Range in Europe. After an extensive examination and relative study of all the proposed regions, the Akrotiri area next to Souda Bay of Crete was finally selected as the most suitable place for the following reasons:


        •  The orientation, the general lay-out and the size of the area, allow the utilization of the maximum range of the Weapon Systems.

        •  The Air and the Naval Bases in the area (Chania Airport and Souda Harbor) facilitate the access to NAMFI's Launching area.

        •  The good meteorological conditions allow the operation throughout the year


The period 1964 – 1968 NAMFI was constructed at Akrotiri area Chania Crete using NATO funds and based on the terms of its “Multilateral Agreement” which was signed by Belgium, France, W. Germany, Denmark, Greece, Norway, The Netherlands and USA in 1964. This agreement determines the legal status, its utilization, operation and other basic issues of NAMFI.

Today it is used on a permanent basis by four (4) countries: Belgium, Germany, Greece and The Netherlands, which are called USERS.

NAMFI is considered to be as one of the most significant Training-Centers of NATO.




- Web Link Click Here -Welcome to SF-88!

An educational Cold War museum in the heart of Golden Gate National Recreation Area

During the tense years from 1953 to 1979, the United States Army built and operated a total of 280 Nike missile firing batteries in the United States. These missile sites were emplaced as the last line of defense against Soviet bombers. Today, a dedicated group of volunteers works in partnership with the Golden Gate National Recreation Area on the continuous task of restoration at site SF-88, which has been turned into a museum. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It's a great chance for you to see the tools of the Cold War up close.

You can visit SF-88 during the week, Wednesday through Friday, 12:30 to 3:30. A guided walk begins from the Testing and Assembly Building every hour, with the last tour leaving at 3 p.m. On the guided walk you will be able to see the tools of the Cold War up close, and it includes an amazing trip down the missile elevator into the underground storage area.

On the first Saturday of every month we hold an open house, where docents-some of them Nike veterans-tell stories about real life experience at Nike missile sites.