Information for Custer AFS, MI

Latitude: 42-20-32.1 N, Longitude: 085-16-49.4 W

Call Sign(s): Drawing


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
P-67 Z-67   781 Custer AFS, MI FPS-3/-20/-66; CPS-4; FPS-4; FPS-6; FPS-6A FPS-66; FPS-6; FPS-6A; FPS-26A; (FPS-27 planned/canx.) Apr-52 25-Jun-65 Site located just north of Fort Custer, on ''Fort Custer Hill.'' Cantonment and housing areas shared with HQ Detroit ADS (Fort Custer, SAGE DC-6).
P-67A / P-20G Z-67A / Z-20G     Midland, MI FPS-14   Nov-57 Dec-67 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant.
P-67B / P-73J Z-67B / Z-73J     Richland Center, IN FPS-18   Feb-60 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Located atop ''Mount Nebo.'' The FUDS report lists the site as Z-73J, meaning this GFA was transferred to Bellefontaine AFS, OH (Z-73) when Custer AFS, MI (Z-67) closed in June 1965. Building is still extant.
P-67C / P-34G Z-67C / Z-34G     Saugatuck, MI FPS-14 FPS-18 Jul-58 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Both building and radar tower are still extant. Radome (with sail inside) left in place. Located atop Mount Baldhead sand dune.
P-67D / P-34B Z-34B     Shelby, MI FPS-18   Aug-59 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Neither the building or the radar tower are extant now.
P-67E       Goshen, IN ** (FPS-18 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In early ADC plans, but never was built.
P-67F       Adamsville, MI ** FPS-36 (Army)       ** Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans, but never was built. Was to have been collocated with Army Nike radar site CM-30R. Exact location provided by the USACE. Radar type presumed, based on similar sites. Location is atop dome near center of Calvin impact crater.

Current Use: Radar site demolished; commercial warehouses now occupy the site.

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