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|This is the Nike Missile radar base located in Livingston, NJ. The base sits high atop a hill and is now an art park. |
The radar base was set here to control Nike missiles which would have been launched from the base in East Hanover, NJ, just a few miles away. (Have a look at the file I uploaded previously for the East Hanover Nike missile base.)
|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...
|Some Nike Missile Site|
The United States Army built a ring of Nike missile launchers around Seattle in the 1950s...
|Project Nike was a U.S. Army project, proposed in May 1945 by Bell Labs, to develop a line-of-sight anti-aircraft missile system.||11/05/2008||392|
|This image shows how far Nike World Headquarters has come in the last 20 years. ||07/22/2014||57|
|Nike European Operations|
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|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.||11/27/2009||895|
|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.||07/31/2005||559|
|This is an old WWII 16" shore battery that was later used as an FPS-35 RADAR site for the NIKE missile program.||05/02/2006||443|
|Located on the island Amager, south of Copenhagen. It was operated between 1959 and 1982.||03/21/2006||406|