Air Defense Radar Stations


Information for Rockville AS, IS

Latitude: 64-02-07 N, Longitude: 022-39-16 W

Call Sign(s): Hotstuff, Skybird, Inkspot, Drainage,Loki


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
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Date
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H-1 H-1   932 Rockville AS, IS TPS-1B; FPS-3; FPS-20A / FPS-93A; FPS-6 (2) FPS-93A 1951 1992 Original H-1 radar site is closed. New site had FPS-117, but at new site at Keflavik NAS (also now closed, as of 2006).

Current Use: Original Rockville AS site became the Byrgid (pronounced BEAR-GID) drug rehabilitation facility. However, the site reportedly is now undergoing demolition.

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