Air Defense Radar Stations


Information for Cartwright AS, NL, CN

Latitude: 53-43-28 N, Longitude: 056-57-51 W

Call Sign(s): Dividend, Ink Bag, Suzie Q


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
N-27   * 922 USAF Cartwright AS, NL, CN FPS-3C, FPS-502, FPS-20A, FPS-87A; TPS-502, FPS-6B FPS-93A; FPS-6B, FPS-90; FPS-117 1953 1968 USAF site in 64th Air Division (Defense).
N-27A     Det. 1, 922 Cut Throat Island AS, NL, CN FPS-14A   1957 1961 Manned USAF gap-filler radar site in 64th Air Division (Defense). Parent site was Cartwright AS, Lab.
N-27B     Det. 2, 922 Spotted Island AS, NL, CN FPS-14A   1957 1961 Manned USAF gap-filler radar site in 64th Air Division (Defense). Parent site was Cartwright AS, Lab.
N-27C     Det. 3, 922 Fox Harbour AS, NL, CN FPS-14A   1957 1961 Manned USAF gap-filler radar site in 64th Air Division (Defense). Parent site was Cartwright AS, Lab.

Current Use: None. * New Cartwright North Warning System (NWS) site LAB-6 is a different location, but is nearby.

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