Detroit - Cleveland

Defense Area

Site D-14 - Selfridge AFB/ANGB

Unit: 1955 - 9/58, Battery C, 516th USA
9/58 - 7/59, Battery C, 3rd Battalion 517th USA
7/592/63, Battery B, 2nd Battalion 177th MIARNG
Activation Date: 1955
De-activation Date: February 1963
IFC Area: Selfridge Air National Guard Base - West Perimeter Road & Henry B. Joy Blvd.
GPS: +42° 36' 27", -82° 50' 51"
Launch Area: Selfridge Air National Guard Base - South Perimeter Road, west of south gate
GPS: +42° 35' 46", -82° 50' 55"
Radar(s): LOPAR
Missiles: 20 Ajax
Magazine(s): 2 type B
Launchers: 8 Ajax
Current Status:
Comments: Thanks to Tom Page of for discovering that D-14 and D-16 did not share an IFC.

D-14 Launch Area and D-16 Launch Area as seen in 1961. D-14 IFC is to the North of D-14L.

D-14 Launcher Area as seen in 1961.

D-14 IFC as seen in 1961.

Memo documenting the personnel assignments for Emergency Equipment Maintenance for all Detroit Nike Sites. Contributed by Linda Klais. 395k

Formerly Used Defense Sites Public Geographic Information System

Property Name:


Latitude: 42 36' 26" N
Longitude: 82 49' 58" W
County: MACOMB
State: MI 
Corps Geographic Office: Louisville District (LRL) 
Point of Contact: LRL Public Affairs Office 
Public Affairs Office
Phone Number:
Status on National
Priorities List:
Not Listed 
EPA Region: 5
Congressional District: 10
Restoration Advisory
Board Available:
Property Description
Consisted of 101.18 acres
Property History
Site was unimproved, .27 of an acre used for power lines.
Current Ownership Types(s): PRIVATE; STATE
Cost to Complete (thousands): $10

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