Information for Kingman AFS, AZ

Latitude: 35-11-50 N, Longitude: 114-02-28 W

Call Sign(s): Register


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
M-128     659 Kingman AFS, AZ MPS-7; MPS-14   1955 15-Aug-58 Placed in standby status in 1957, closed a year later.
M-128A       Vidal Junction, CA ** (FPS-14 first planned, then FPS-18)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In early ADC plans, but never was built
M-128B       Searchlight, NV ** (FPS-14 first planned, then FPS-18)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In early ADC plans, but never was built
M-128C / SM-162H       Topock, AZ (FPS-14 first planned, then FPS-18)       Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant. Located alongside National Old Trails Road, south of Franconia, AZ.
M-128D / SM-162I       Poston, AZ (FPS-14 first planned, then FPS-18)       Gap-Filler Annex. The LRR facility was originally constructed for the Colorado War Relocation Camp to house Japanese during WWII. However, apparently was never activated as an AC&W radar station. Instead, gap-filler radar site M-128D / SM-162I was built here (but was not activated).
M-128E       Cadiz Summit, CA ** (FPS-14 first planned, then FPS-18)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In original ADC plans, but never was built
M-128F       Baker, CA **         ** Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans, but never was built. To have been located atop Squaw Mtn. (San Bernardino County, CA).

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