Information for Boron AFS, CA

Latitude: 35-04-44 N, Longitude: 117-34-45 W

Call Sign(s): Duly

Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
P-59 Z-59   750 Boron AFS, CA FPS-10(2); FPS-6; FPS-20; FPS-35; FPS-90; FPS-26A FPS-67; FPS-26A; CARSR with FPS 1561 antenna [FAA]. Feb-52 Jun-75* BUIC-II. FAA site now; radar FPS-67B; now is Common Air-Route Surveillance Radar (CARSR) radar as of 2/12/2012. Remote GATR at Shafter, CA (R-10).
P-59A Z-59A     Shafter, CA (FPS-14 planned); FPS-18   Feb-59 Jun-61 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant. GFA built instead of LRR site SM-161. Located at Minter Field, earlier site of former Lashup radar station L-39.
P-59B       Lone Pine, CA ** (FPS-18 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In original ADC plans, but never was built
P-76F / P-59C Z-76F / Z-59C     Joshua Tree, CA FPS-18   Sep-60 Jun-61 Gap-Filler Annex. Located atop Copper Mountain. 1961 and 1962 SAGE maps show Joshua Tree as site P-59C; however, 1958 SAGE map shows Lathrop Wells as site P-59C.

Current Use: Still-active FAA radar site. Cantonment area had been converted into a Federal Prison, but was deactivated 8/99. * This now-FAA long-range radar site is now data-tied into the Joint Surveillance System (post 9/11).

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