Information for Ellsworth AFB, SD

Latitude: 44-09-16 N, Longitude: 103-05-03 W

Call Sign(s): Rollerskate


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L-5, M-97     740 Ellsworth AFB, SD CPS-5D; CPS-4; MPS-7; MPS-14; FPS-20A   late 1954 15-Aug-62 Radar site (M-97) also known as ''Ellsworth Air Force Station.'' USAF site shared with Army for Nike Missile air-defense system. An AN/FPS-26 FD height-finder radar was planned for this site, but was cancelled. After M-97 closed, coverage was assumed by nearby Sundance AFS, WY (TM-201).

Current Use: Radar Site is no longer extant. GATR building was partly constructed about a mile NE of the AF Base.

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