ARADCOM

ARADCOM

Detroit - Cleveland

Defense Area


Site D-15DC - Selfridge AFB/ANGB


Unit:

9/58 - 6/71, HQ, 28th Arty Group USA
10/69 - 6/71, HQ, 2ARADCOM USA
5/54 - 9/58, HHB, 516th USA
9/57 - 9/72, HHB, 3rd Battalion, 517th USA
9/72 - 9/74. HHB, 2nd Battalion, 3rd USA

Activation Date: 1954
De-activation Date: June 1974
Location: Selfridge Air National Guard Base - North Perimeter Road
GPS: +42° 37' 37", -82° 49' 47"
Radar(s):

AN/FSG-1 (Missile Master)
AN/TSQ-51 (Missile Mentor)
AN/CPS-6B (2)
AN/FPS-6
AN/FPS-6A
AN/FPS-20
AN/FPS-20A
AN/FPS-26A
AN/FPS-35

Current Status: Missile Master building was demolished in 2005
Comments:

D-15DC as it appeared in 1961.

The following 3 photos were contributed by Tom Page - Cofounder & Historian of The Online Air-Defense Radar Museum.
Selfridge AFB/ANGB Information

The AN/FPS-35 antenna as seen in 1972. Photo taken by Harry Verburg.

The co-existant Air Force/Army Radar area as seen in 1973. Photo taken by Harry Verburg.

"A recent photo (2005) showing the old Nike Missile-Master blockhouse at Selfridge ANGB, MI (D-15DC)
meeting the wrecking ball. " Photo taken by Jerry Davis.

Personnel Stationed at D-15DC

Rank

Name Assignment Dates
CPT Harry Verburg Battery Commander & Asst. S-3 1971 - 1973

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