This is an old Nike missile site on an island in the Long Island Sound near New York City. The base is actually on what was once a potter's field, the largest in the NYC area. Over 1 million people were buried here by prisoners. The radar base for the missiles is located just to the north on Davids Island.
This is the site of the old East Hanover, NJ Nike Missile Base. It is now gone, covered by condominiums. The streets in the center of the map are where there used to be a bunch of missile silos. If you look off Nike Drive, toward Hornung Road, these now-abandoned homes were once soldier's homes.
The Nike Missiles at this base had small nuclear warheads and were intended to prevent...
The Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare Italiana or "AMI") continues to operate MIM-14C Nike Hercules missiles for air defense. The AMI's 1st Air Brigade operates the missiles from sites in the areas of Padova (Padua) and Montichiari (in the vicinity of Lake Garda) in northern Italy.
In the Second World War, the Germans build a radar-base, named Gorilla, near Schoonrewoerd. The base had two radars of the type Würzburg-Riese.<br>
Nowadays the socle of one of these radars is still present. Near the road, opposite of the socle are also some small brick buildings and a commando-bunker.<br>
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