Greenland and Iceland AC&W Sites


The following table lists only the AC&W Radar sites located in Greenland and Iceland. It does not list any DEW line sites. For a more-complete look at the former DEW Line, see Larry Wilson's DEW web site at URL http://www.lswilson.ca/dewline.htm.

Another interesting link is the Navy IDF link at http://nctskef.navy.mil/idf/Default.htm.

Hq. Air Forces Iceland


USAF Keflavik Radar Site History Page

Site Name Site Number Squadron Radar
Equipment
Activation
Date
Inactivation
Date
Notes
BMEWS Site 1, Thule, GL   12 MWS AN/FPS-49, AN/FPS-50 1961    
Etah, GL G-33 931 Det1 TPS-1D (2) 01-Oct-53    
Hofn AS, IS H-3 933 / 667 FPS-3; FPS-20A / FPS-93A; FPS-6 1951;1961 *    
Ice Cap, GL G-34 931 Det2 TPS-1D (2) 01-Oct-53    
Keflavik NAS Lashup, IS H-1 932 TPS-1B; TPS-3A      
Keflavik NAS ROCC, IS   932 ACS   circa 1984    
Keflavik NAS, IS H-1' 932   1992    
Langanes AS', IS H-2' 667   1992    
Langanes AS, IS H-2 667 FPS-3; FPS-20 / FPS-66 1951    
Latrar AFS, IS H-4' 934   1992 *    
Rockville AS, IS H-1 932 TPS-1B; FPS-3; FPS-20A / FPS-93A; FPS-6 (2) 1951    
Straumnes AS, IS H-4 934 FPS-3; FPS-8; FPS-4 1951; 1992 *    
Thule AFB, GL G-32 931 FPS-3; FPS-4; FPS-20A; FPS-6 08-Nov-52