Air Defense Radar Stations


Information for Point Barrow, AK

Latitude: 71-19-38 N, Longitude: 156-38-10 W


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
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Date
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Date
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POW-Main   A-17   Point Barrow, AK FPS-19; FPS-23 FPS-19; FPS-117 1957 active Original Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line Main Site, and present-day North Warning System (NWS) Long-Range Radar Site (LRRS). FPS-117 radar was installed in the summer of 1990.

Current Use: NWS LRRS

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