LASHUP

1948-1952


Site Name Site Number Squadron Radar
Equipment
Activation
Date
Inactivation
Date
Notes
(not used) L-48          
A-1 Nome, AK A-1 632/A-1 TPS-1B; CPS-4      
A-2 Galena Airport, AK A-2 632/A-2 CPS-5; TPS-10A ~ 1949    
A-3 Ladd AFB, AK A-3 632/A-3, 633        
A-4 Gambell, AK A-4 632/A-4 TPS-1B 1950    
A-5 Kotzebue, AK A-5 632/A-5 TPS-1B      
A-_ Circle Hot Springs, AK 632 DET A-_ 632/A-_ TPS-1D      
Arlington, WA + 505 CPS-5 late '47    
Bellefontaine, OH LP-73   TPS-1B (Nov 51) Nov-51    
Blue Knob Park, PA LP-63   TPS-1C (30 Nov 51)      
C-1 Naknek, AK C-1 626/C-1 CPS-5, TPS-10A; TPS-1B      
C-2 Farewell, AK C-2 626/C-2 CPS-5, TPS-10A; TPS-1B, TPS-1C      
C-3 Bethel, AK C-3 626/C-3 TPS-1B      
C-4 Willow, AK C-4 626/C-4 TPS-1C      
C-5 Elmendorf ADCC 'C-5 625/C-5 CPS-5D, CPS-4; TPS-1C, SCR-584*      
Cambria, CA LP-2   TPS-1C (Nov 51)      
Camp Cooke, CA L-41   TPS-1C Oct-50    
Camp Hero, NY L-10 / LP-45 773 TPS-1B; CPS-5, TPS-10A May-50    
Caswell, ME LP-80   TPS-1B (Mar 51)      
Clear Lashup, AK A-3 632/A-3 CPS-5; CPS-4 1950's    
Colville, WA LP-60 760 "TPS-1B (Mar 51), TPS-1C (Nov 51)" Mar-51    
Condon, OR LP-32   TPS-1C (Nov 51)      
Connellsville, PA L-16   TPS-1C Jul-50    
Curlew AFS (Mt. Bonaparte), WA LP-6 638 TPS-1B 1950    
Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ L-2   TPS-1D; CPS-4      
Del Bonita, MT LP-24   TPS-1B (Nov 51)      
Dow AFB, ME L-1 128 CPS-5, TPS-10A Jun-50    
Edwards AFB, CA L-40   CPS-5 Oct-50    
El Vado, NM L-44   CPS-5 1950    
Elkhorn, WI LP-31          
F-1 Fire Island, AK 625 DET F-1 625/F-1 CPS-6B      
F-10 Takotna 626 DET F-10 626/F-10 FPS-3      
F-15 Sparrevohn 626 DET F-15 626/F-15 CPS-5; CPS-4      
F-5 Cape Newenham 626 DET F-5 626/F-5 FPS-3      
F-6 Cape Romanzof 626 DET F-6 626/F-6 FPS-3      
Finland, MN LP-69   CPS-5 30-Nov-51    
Fort Stevens, OR L-36 759 TPS-1B, CPS-5 Sep-50    
Ft. Custer, MI LP-67   TPS-1B (30 Nov 51) 1951    
Ft. Custis, VA L-15 / LP-56   CPS-5, CPS-4 (30 Nov 51) Apr-50    
Ft. Ethan Allen, VT L-3   TPS-1B Feb-50    
Ft. Indiantown Gap, PA L-9 648 CPS-1 (?) Nov 1950    
Ft. MacArthur, CA L-43   TPS-1B Dec-50    
Ft. Meade, MD L-14   CPS-6 Sep-50    
Ft. Niagara, NY L-19   CPS-6 Aug-50    
Ft. Williams, ME L-2 657 TPS-1B Jun-50    
Godman Field, KY LP-82   TPS-1C (30 Apr 52)      
Gonzales, NM LP-7   CPS-5 1952    
Great Falls AFB, MT L-7 903 TPS-1D Sep-54    
Grenier AFB, NH L-4 654 CPS-5 Jun-50    
Half Moon Bay, CA + / L-38 505 CPS-5; CPS-6 Jun-50    
Hanford, WA +   TPS-1B March '48    
Hill Peak Road, CA LP-37   TPS-1B (Apr 51)      
Keflavik NAS Lashup, IS H-1 932 TPS-1B; TPS-3A      
Keweenaw, MI LP-16   CPS-5      
Kirtland AFB, NM L-3, L-45 690; 135 CPS-4, CPS-5D; TPS-1D Dec-50    
Klamath, CA LP-33   TPS-1B (Apr 51)      
Larson AFB Lashup, WA L-29   CPS-5, CPS-1, CPS-4 Jul-50    
Limestone, ME L-50   TPS-1B Feb-51    
Lockbourne AFB, OH L-22   TPS-1B Nov-50    
Madera, CA LP-74 774 TPS-1B (Mar 51) Mar-51    
Mather AFB Lashup, CA L-37   CPS-6 Jun-50    
McChord AFB Lashup, WA L-32   CPS-4, CPS-5 Jun-50    
McGhee Tyson Apt., TN L-47 663 TPS-1B Dec-50    
Minter Field, CA L-39   CPS-4 Sep-50    
Montauk Point, NY +   TPS-1B June 1948    
Moriarty, NM LP-51   CPS-5 (30 Nov 51)      
Mt. Bonaparte, WA LP-6 638 TPS-1B (Mar 51) 1950    
Navesink, NJ LP-9        
Neah Bay, WA + / L-34   TPS-1B; TPS-10A; CPS-5; CPS-4 May-50    
O'Hare IAP, IL L-49   TPS-1B Nov-50    
Oscoda, MI L-20   TPS-1B Aug-50    
Otis AFB, MA L-5 762 CPS-5, TPS-10A Jul-50    
Pacific Beach, WA L-35   TPS-1B; CPS-5; TPS-10A Oct-50    
Paine Field, WA L-31   CPS-1, CPS-4 Oct-50    
Palermo, NJ + / L-13 / LP-54   TPS-1B; CPS-5; TPS-10A Mar-50    
Pine Camp, NY L-6 655 CPS-5, TPS-10A Jul-50    
Port Austin, MI LP-61   TPS-1C (TPS-1D?) 30-Nov-51 (Jul-51 ?)    
Port Hueneme, CA L-42   TPS-1C Oct-50    
Portland AFB, OR L-33 136; 689; 761 TPS-1B; CPS-5; TPS-10D Aug-50    
Portland, OR L-6   CPS-5D; TPS-10D; TPS-1B Mar-48    
Ravenna AAP, OH L-18   CPS-5, TPS-10A May-50    
Richland, WA L-30   TPS-1B Jul-50    
Rockville, IN LP-53   TPS-1B (30 Nov 51)      
Saddle Mtn., WA LP-40   TPS-1B      
San Clemente Island, CA LP-39   TPS-1C Nov-51    
Santini, Mitchel Field, LI, NY L-11 626, 658 CPS-5; TPS-10 May-50    
Sault Ste. Marie, MI L-21 / LP-66   "TPS-1B (Mar 51), TPS-1C (Nov 51)" 1950    
Schenectady, NY L-7 656 CPS-5, TPS-10A Jul-50    
Selfridge AFB LASHUP, MI L-17 / LP-20   CPS-5      
Seneca Ordnance Depot, NY L-8   "CPS-5, TPS-10A" Jul-50    
Spokane, WA + / L-28   TPS-1B; TPS-1C Jul-50    
Tierra Amarilla AFS, NM' LP-8 767 FPS-3; FPS-5; 1950    
Twin Lights, NJ + / L-12 / LP-9 646 TPS-1B; CPS-6 May-50    
Walker AFB Lashup, NM L-1, L-46 120 CPS-5D; TPS-10      


AN/CPS-5 radar; the basic unit of the Lashup system
(Photograph courtesy Air Force History Support Office)