Information for Montauk AFS, LI, NY

Latitude: 41-03-46 N, Longitude: 071-52-26 W

Call Sign(s): Powder, Anatomy


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
P-45 Z-45   773 Montauk AFS, LI, NY FPS-3, FPS-20; FPS-5; FPS-35; FPS-6; FPS-26 * FPS-35; FPS-6; FPS-26 1948 31-Jan-81 BUIC-II. Located at Camp Hero. TT-3 was an Annex. Had ALRI receiver. * Early equipment also included TPS-1B, CPS-5; TPS-10A; and FPS-8/GPS-3. Had the first FPS-20 search radar. Site replaced by Riverhead/Suffolk, NY, JSS site. GATR retained until JSS switchover.
P-45A Z-45A     Manorville, NY FPS-14   Jun-57 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant. Radar site is near the center of Long Island.
P-45B / P-10E Z-10E     Chilmark, MA FPS-14   Jun-57 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Atop Peaked Hill, on Martha's Vineyard island (site of former WWII U.S. Army shore defense installation and Air Warning Station No. 6 {AWS #6}).
P-45C       Middletown, CT ** (FPS-14 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In early ADC plans, but never was built.

Current Use: Deactivated. Part of Montauk Point State Park. See also Interim site Montauk Point (+) and Lashup radar site Camp Hero (L-10 / LP-45).

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