Nike Missile Locations Maryland

StateSite NameMissile TypeDefense AreaSite LocService DatesControl site condition/ownerLaunch Site condition/owner
MDW-45Nike 2B/20A/8L-AWashington - BaltimoreAccokeek1955 - Dec 1961FDSFDS
W-36Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-AWashington - BaltimoreBrandywine/ Naylor1957 - Dec 1961FDSFDS
BA-30/31Nike 2B, 4C/18H, 30A/23L-UA, (12L-H)Washington - BaltimoreChestertown (9 mi W)1954 - Apr 1974FDSFDS
BA-92Nike 1B, 2C/30AWashington - BaltimoreCronhardt1955 - Sep 1963FDSFDS
W-35Nike 2B/20A/8L-AWashington - BaltimoreCroom/ Marlboro1955 - Mar 1963FDSFDS
W-25Nike 2B/12H, 20A/8L-UWashington - BaltimoreDavidsonvilleJun 1955 - Apr 1974FDSIntact, Police training
W-93Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-AWashington - BaltimoreDerwood1955 - Aug 1960FDSFDS
BA-18Nike 2B, 4C/18H, 30A/23L-UA (12L-H)Washington - BaltimoreEdgewood Arsenal1954 - Apr 1974Partially Intact, Maryland Army National GuardPartially Intact, Maryland Army National Guard
BA-09Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-AWashington - BaltimoreForkNov 1955 - Dec 1962FDSFDS
W-94Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-AWashington - BaltimoreGaithersburg1955 - Mar 1963FDSFDS
BA-79Nike 2B, 4C/24H, 20A/24L-UA, (16L-H)Washington - BaltimoreGraniteDec 1954 - Mar 1963FDSFDS
BA-43Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-AWashington - BaltimoreJacobsville1954 - Apr 1974FDSFDS
W-44Nike 2B/12H, 20A/8L-UAWashington - BaltimoreMattawoman/ Waldorf1955 - Jun 1971FDSFDS
BA-03Nike 1B, 2C/18H, 30A/12L-UA, (8L-H)Washington - BaltimorePhoenix/ Sweet AirNov 1955 - Apr 1974FDSFDS
W-92Nike 1B, 2C/18H, 30A/12L-UWashington - BaltimoreRockville1954 - Apr 1974FDSFDS
W-26Nike 1B, 2C/18H, 30A/12L-U, (8L-H)Washington - BaltimoreSkidmore/ Bay Bridge1955 - Nov 1968FDSFDS

Note there are additional sites that covered the Washington area in Virginia.

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