Nike Missile Locations Ohio

StateSite NameMissile TypeDefense AreaSite LocService DatesControl site condition/ownerLaunch Site condition/owner
OHCD-63Nike 3D/18H/12L-UCincinnati - DaytonDillsboroMar 1960 - Mar 1970unknownPrivate ownership, home
CD-46Nike 3D/18H/12L-UCincinnati - DaytonFelicityApr 1960 - Mar 1970OHArNG, C Company, 216th EngineersIndustrial
CD-78Nike 3D/18H/12L-UCincinnati - DaytonOxfordMar 1960 - Mar 1970Private ownershipPrivate ownership
CD-27Nike 3D/18H/12L-UCincinnati - DaytonWilmington1960 - Mar 1971Intact, Nike Town Center and Country School, also industrialIntact, Private ownership
CL-02Nike 3B/18H, 30A/12L-UClevelandBratenahl1956 - Jun 1971FDSFDS
CL-48Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-AClevelandGarfield Heights1956 - Aug 1961Garfield Heights Board of EducationIndependence Board of Education, "Land Lab"
CL-67Nike 3B/30A/12L-AClevelandLakefront Airport1956 - 1963FDSFDS
CL-69Nike 3B/18H, 30A/12L-UClevelandLordstown1956 - Jun 1971Park and HousingTri-City Park
CL-11Nike 3B/18H, 30A/12L-UClevelandPainesville1958 - Jun 1971Private ownership, industrialCounty Engineers Office
CL-59Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-AClevelandPalma/ Midpark Station1956 - Aug 1961Nathan Hale ParkCuyahoga Community College
CL-34Nike 3B/30A/12L-AClevelandWarrensville1956 - 1963USAR CenterOhio DOT
CL-13Nike 3B/30A/12L-AClevelandWillowick1956 - 1963Robert Manry ParkWiloughby - Eastlake School District

Note there are additional sites covering the Cincinnati - Dayton area located in Indiana.

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