Information for Las Cruces AFS, NM

Latitude: 32-15-34 N, Longitude: 106-58-36 W

Call Sign(s): Yonder; Sad Pal


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
M-95     685 Las Cruces AFS, NM MPS-7; MPS-8; TPS-1D; MPS-14; FPS-20   1955 01-Aug-63 The AN/MPS-14 height-finder radar tower is still standing.
M-90B / M-95F       Sierra Blanca, TX (FPS-14 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. Building has been removed.
M-95A       El Paso, TX FPS-14   Dec-57 Jun-63 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant, but greatly altered.
M-95B Z-95B     Columbus, NM FPS-14   Dec-57 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Only the concrete building pad, the three radar-tower foundations, and the fuel-tank supports remain.
M-95C       Alamogordo, NM ** (FPS-14 first planned, then FPS-18)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** Planned but not built. 1955 CONAD History document lists this site.
M-95D       Engle, NM ** (FPS-14 first planned, then FPS-18)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** Planned but not built. 1955 CONAD History document lists this site. The planned location is not known.
M-95E       Truth or Consequence, NM ** (FPS-14 first planned, then FPS-18)       Gap-Filler Annex. Planned but not built. 1955 CONAD History document lists this site.
M-95G       Gage, NM         Gap-Filler Annex. Reportedly never operational. Building is still extant. Located on a peak in the Victorio Mountains.
M-95J       Lordsburg, NM **         **Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans (and on 1958 site map), but never was built. *Possible* planned location was the WW-II Lordsburg POW Camp southeast of town (?).

Current Use: County fairgrounds and speedway.

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