Detroit - Cleveland
|Unit:||6/57 - 9/58, Battery C, 504th USA
9/58 - 2/63, Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 517th USA
1959 - 2/63, HHB, 2nd Battalion 177th MIARNG
2/63 - 6/71, Battery C, 1st Battalion, 177th MIARNG
|Activation Date:||June 1957|
|Hercules conversion date:||June 1961|
|De-activation Date:||June 1971|
|IFC Area:||West of Middlebelt in line with Goddard Rd, South of the MIANG
GPS: +42° 00' 19", -83° 21' 25"
|Launch Area:||On the grounds of Detroit Metro Airport where Merriman and
Superior Roads would have intersected had they met.
GPS: +42° 12' 08", -83° 21' 06"
|Missiles:||30 Ajax/18 Hercules|
|Magazine(s):||1 type B, 2 type C|
|Current Status:||The Launcher area was demolished in July 1974 and is now a taxiway.|
D-61 Launcher Area as it appeared in 1961. THe road to the East is Merriman Rd.
D-61 IFC Area as it appeared in 1961. The area to the North is the Michigan Air National Guard Ramp.
D-61 Launch Area as it appeared in 1967.
D-61 IFC Area as it appeared in 1967.
|Memo documenting the personnel assignments for Emergency Equipment Maintenance for all Detroit Nike Sites. Contributed by Linda Klais. 395k|
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