Reeves AN/MSQ-77 Bomb Directing Central
The Reeves AN/MSQ-77 Bomb Directing Central, Radar (nickname "Miscue 77") was a USAF automatic tracking radar/computer system for command guidance of military aircraft during Vietnam War bomb runs at ...
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Gulf of Sidra incident (1981)
In the first Gulf of Sidra incident, 19 August 1981, two Libyan Su-22 Fitter fired upon and were subsequently shot down by two American F-14 Tomcats off the Libyan coast.
In 1973, Libya claimed th...
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Aerospace Defense Command
Aerospace Defense Command (Air Defense Command before 1968) was a Cold War military organization established as one of the initial United States Air Forces major commands. Activated in 1946 by the Un...
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United States Air Forces Central
United States Air Forces Central Command (USAFCENT/AFCENT) is a Named Air Force of the United States Air Force headquartered at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. It is the Air Force Service Compone...
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United States Air Force in France
From 1951 to 1966 the United States Air Force deployed thousands of personnel and hundreds of combat aircraft to France to counter the buildup of the Soviet Armed Forces in Eastern Europe. The Cold Wa...
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Ching Chuan Kang Air Base
Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (Chinese: 清泉崗空軍基地, CCK) is a Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) base located in Taichung, Taiwan. It is the home to the 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, with three squadrons ...
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National Emergency Command Post Afloat
The National Emergency Command Post Afloat (NECPA) was part of the United States government's continuity of government plans during the 1960s. It was one third of a triad composing of airborne, groun...
Project Dark Gene
Project Dark Gene was an aerial espionage program run by the CIA and Imperial Iranian Air Force from bases inside Iran against the Soviet Union. The program was run in conjunction with Project Ibex, w...
Project Mogul
Project Mogul (sometimes referred to as Operation Mogul) was a top secret project by the US Army Air Forces involving microphones flown on high altitude balloons, whose primary purpose was long-distan...
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Operation High Dive
Operation High Dive (also known as Project High Dive) was a secret project carried out during the 1950s by the United States Air Force. It tested high-altitude parachutes using anthropomorphic dummies...
North Warning System
The North Warning System (NWS) is a joint United States and Canadian early-warning radar system for the atmospheric air defense of North America. It provides surveillance of airspace from potential in...
Air battle over Merklín
The Air battle over Merklín was an air-to-air engagement between Czechoslovak and USAFE air units over the Czech village of Merklín, in the Bohemian Forest, on 10 March 1953. During the action Czech p...
Air battle over Merklín - Wikipedia
1958 Lebanon crisis
The 1958 Lebanon crisis was a Lebanese political crisis caused by political and religious tensions in the country that included a U.S. military intervention. The intervention lasted around three month...
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Inter-American Peace Force
The Inter-American Peace Force was established, by the Organization of American States, on 23 May 1965, after United States's intervention in the Dominican Republic. It largely consisted of over 42,60...
Inter-American Peace Force - Wikipedia
Simulated Electronic Launch Minuteman
Simulated Electronic Launch Minuteman (SELM) is a method used by the United States Air Force to verify the reliability of the LGM-30 Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile. SELM replaces key com...
McNair Barracks
The McNair Barracks was a US Army installation in Lichterfelde, a locality in southwest Berlin, Germany. The barracks were named after Lieutenant General Lesley J. McNair, an American Army officer w...
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United States Air Forces Southern Command
The United States Air Forces Southern Command is an inactive Major Command of the United States Air Force. It was headquartered at Albrook Air Force Base, Canal Zone, being inactivated on 1 January 19...
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Hawes Radio Relay Site
Hawes Radio Relay Facility (also known as the Hawes Radio Tower) was a United States Air Force installation built on the site of the former Hawes Airfield at Hinkley, California, USA at 34°55′1″N 117°...
Hawes Radio Relay Site - Wikipedia
1968 Thule Air Base B-52 crash
On 21 January 1968, an aircraft accident (sometimes known as the Thule affair or Thule accident (/ˈtuːli/); Danish: Thuleulykken) involving a United States Air Force (USAF) B-52 bomber occurred ne...
1968 Thule Air Base B-52 crash - Wikipedia
Nellis Air Force Base
Nellis Air Force Base ("Nellis" colloq.) is a United States Air Force installation in southern Nevada with military schools and more squadrons than any other USAF base. Nellis hosts air combat exerci...
Nellis Air Force Base - Wikipedia
NSS Annapolis
NSS Annapolis, officially known as Naval Communications Station Washington, D.C. Transmitter or NavCommStaWashingtonDC(T), was a Very Low Frequency (VLF) and High Frequency (HF) transmitter station op...
NSS Annapolis - Wikipedia
Major Bases and Units of Tactical Air Command
Major TAC bases and Units in the Continental United States 1946 - 1992Notes:
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Yangmingshan American Military Housing
The Yangmingshan American Military Housing (Chinese: 陽明山美軍宿舍群), is a historical site located in Yangmingshan, Taipei, Taiwan. It is located on a 13.88 hectare plot of land near the Chinese Cultur...
Ballistic Missile Early Warning System
The RCA 474L Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS, "474L System", Project 474L) was a USAF "Big L" Cold War system of radar, computer, and communications systems that included the first opera...
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Strategic Homeport
Strategic Homeport was a plan developed by the then Secretary of the Navy John Lehman for building new naval bases for the U.S. Navy. It was proposed as part of the 600-ship Navy plan of the Reagan A...
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Highlands Army Air Defense Site
The Highlands Army Air Defense Site (HAADS) was the Army Air Defense Command Post (AADCP) of the Cold War for the Nike fire units in the New York Defense Area, replacing the Nike missile "manual opera...