Information for Fort Fisher AFS, NC

Latitude: 33-58-51 N, Longitude: 077-55-01 W

Call Sign(s): Abundance, Fogerty, Bush Coral, Manlove

Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
M-115 Z-115 J-02 701; Det. 5, 14 MWS Fort Fisher AFS, NC MPS-7; MPS-11/GPS-3; MPS-8 (FPS-4); FPS-7C; MPS-14; FPS-26 FPS-107; MPS-14; (FSS-7). FPS-91A; FPS-116 (JSS) 1955 ARSR-4 site now BUIC-III. FPS-7C became FPS-107V2. FPS-26A modified to FSS-7. Had ALRI receiver. JSS plans had called for site to be replaced by Benson, NC FAA site. Was then to remain a blue-suit site, but is shared JSS site now; ARSR-4 is located at old GATR site.
M-115A Z-115A     Myrtle Beach, SC FPS-14   May-58 circa Jun 68 * Gap-Filler Annex. * ADC records list deactivation in 1962; however, a veteran of the site verified it was still in use in 1968. Located just north of town, off Lake Arrowhead Road. Building is still extant but in very poor condition.
M-115B Z-115B     Fort Bragg, NC FPS-18   Aug-59 circa Jun 68 * Gap-Filler Annex. Both building and radar tower are still extant. * ADC records list deactivation as 1962; however, a veteran of the site verified it was still in use in 1968. Located on Coolyconch Mountain.
M-116C / M-115C Z-115C     Holly Ridge, NC FPS-14   Feb-59 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is no longer extant. Changed from M-116C to M-115C in 1963 when 614th AC&W Sq. at Cherry Point MCAS (M-116) deactivated. Site located 0.3 mile NW of US 17, ~ 1 mile north of town, on the grounds of former Camp Davis (a WWII coastal defense installation).

Current Use: Original site is now the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area. GATR site is now the ARSR-4 radar site, 33-59-25N, 077-55-09W. Note: The unit designation has been reactivated at Tyndall AFB, FL, for the 701st Air Defense Squadron (under 1st AF).

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