Information for Claysburg AFS, PA

Latitude: 40-17-15 N, Longitude: 078-33-50 W

Call Sign(s): Silvertone


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
P-63 Z-63   772 Claysburg AFS, PA CPS-4; FPS-3; FPS-4; FPS-6 (2), -6A; FPS-20, -20A   Apr-52 01-May-61 a.k.a. Blue Knob Park (AFS), PA; Sq relocated to RP-63, Gibbsboro AFS, NJ; Claysburg AFS became Det. 1, 772nd AC&W Sq. (SAGE); later, gap-filler site P-30H / Z-62F (but possibly was never operational as such).
P-63A       Fort Loudon, PA ** FPS-36 (Army); [FPS-14 (Air Force, planned)]       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In early ADC plans, but never was built. Used as an Army Nike early-warning radar facility (1959-1961).
P-63B, P-21D       Philipsburg, PA ** (FPS-14 planned)       ** Gap-Filler Annex. In early ADC plans, but never was built.

Current Use: Blue Knob Ski Resort

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