Information for Las Vegas AFS, NV

Latitude: 36-19-07 N, Longitude: 115-34-31 W

Call Sign(s): Hammer

Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
SM-163 Z-163   865 Las Vegas AFS, NV FPS-3/-20A; MPS-14; FPS-27; FPS-26A FPS-27; FPS-26A 1956 31-Dec-69 Family housing was at Nellis AFB. FAA site now known as Angel Peak, NV; FAA uses an AN/FPS-20A search radar.
SM-163A Z-163A     Boulder City, NV FPS-18   Oct-59 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Location was verified by Boulder City historian.
SM-163B Z-163B     Lathrop Wells, NV FPS-18   Aug-59 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Shows on 1958 SAGE map as site P-59C; however, 1961 and 1962 SAGE maps show Joshua Tree as site P-59C.
SM-163C       Halloran Springs, CA **         ** Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans, but never was built
SM-163D       Wildrose Station, CA **         ** Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans, but never was built.

Current Use: Still active. This now-FAA long-range radar site is now data-tied into the Joint Surveillance System (post 9/11). Lower camp is Spring Mtn. Youth Camp.

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