Air Force Bases

Nike Missile Locations Hawaii

StateSite NameMissile TypeDefense AreaSite LocService DatesControl site condition/ownerLaunch Site condition/owner
HIOA-32Nike 24H/16L-HOahuBellows/ Waimanalo (dual site)Mar 1961 - Mar 1970US Army, abandonedBellows AFS, 15th ABW Det. USMC amphibious training area, PACAP communications facility
OA-63Nike 24H/16L-HOahuEwa/ Makakilo (dual site)Jan 1961 - Mar 1970US Army, abandonedUS Army, abandoned
OA-17Nike 12H/12L-HOahuKauka/KahukuJan 1961 - Mar 1970US Army, range control facilityUS Army, Kahuku Army Training Area
OA-84Nike 12H/8L-HOahuWaialua/ DillinghamJan 1961 - Mar 1970USAF Training SiteDillingham Airport, abandoned

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