Air Force Bases

Nike Missile Locations Georgia

StateSite NameMissile TypeDefense AreaSite LocService DatesControl site condition/ownerLaunch Site condition/owner
GAR-88Nike 3AG/12H/12L-HRobbinsByronNov 1960 - Mar 1966FDSFDS
R-28Nike 3AG/12H/12L-HRobbinsJeffersonvilleNov 1960 - Mar 1966FDSFDS
TU-79Nike 3AG/12HTurnerArmenia/SasseNov 1960 - Mar 1966Private ownership
TU-28Nike 3AG/12H/12L-HTurnerWillingsham/ SylvesterNov 1960 - Mar 1966Private ownership

Nike Missile Type Key

Missile Storage: C=Ajax only, original design B=Ajax or Hercules, some modifications were required for the elevator to handle the Hercules launcher. D= Either, increaed access room in the magazine
Missile Launcher: A=Ajax AA=Double Ajax launchers AG=Above Ground H=Hecrules L=Launcher K=Unoffical designation for Alaskan above ground launchers U=Uniersal launcher UA=1/2 Universal and 1/2 Ajax launchers UU=Double Univeral launchers
Note: Launchers converted to Hercules are given in paraenthesis, e.g. (8L-H)

This data is from the book To Defend and Deter: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Missile Program