Information for Eufaula AFS, AL

Latitude: 31-52-52 N, Longitude: 85-15-14 W


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
TM-199 Z-199   609 Eufaula AFS, AL FPS-24; FPS-90; FPS-26A FPS-24; FPS-90; FPS-26A early 1959 08-Sep-68 FPS-24 and FPS-26 at this site were the prototypes; FPS-26A later modified to show FSS-7 feasibilty. Reportedly, site closed when FPS-24 suffered a bearing failure.
TM-199A       Davenport, AL         Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant. Reportedly, never became operational.
TM-199B Z-199B / Z-200B     Bridgeboro, GA FPS-18   Oct-59 05-Jun-70 Gap-Filler Annex. Both building and radar tower are still extant. Site designation changed from Z-199B to Z-200B when Eufaula AFS, AL (Z-199) closed in 1968; the Bridgeboro GFA transferred administratively to Cross City AFS, FL (Z-200). According to the 1955 CONAD History document, site TM-200B was planned to be at/near Lake City, FL (with an FPS-14).

Current Use: Eufaula Youth Center at present. However, according to a recent news release (2-1-2005), the Eufaula Youth Center will close by the end of September 2005 ''due to much-needed renovations at the facility...''.

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