Nike Missile Locations Missouri

StateSite NameMissile TypeDefense AreaSite LocService DatesControl site condition/ownerLaunch Site condition/owner
MOKC-10Nike 3D/18H/12L-UKansas CityLawsonNov 1959 - Feb 1964Lawson SchoolsLawson Schools
KC-30Nike 3D/18H/12L-UKansas CityPleasant HillNov 1959 - Feb 1969Private ownershipe, development companyDepartment of Defense
SL-60Nike 3D/18H/12L-USaint LouisPacific (5 mi S)1960 - Dec 1968Private ownershipNike School

Note that there are additional locations that cover the Saint Louis area in Illinois.

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