Air Force Bases

Nike Missile Locations Texas

StateSite NameMissile TypeDefense AreaSite LocService DatesControl site condition/ownerLaunch Site condition/owner
TXBG-80Nike 3AG/12H/12L-HBergstromAustin (WNW)Nov 1960 - Jun 1966Intact, TXArNG 111th Support GroupFiring Range
BG-40Nike 3AG/12H/12L-HBergstromElroy (SE)Nov 1960 - Jun 1966Intact, Private ownershipPartially Intact, Private ownership
DF-50Nike 3D/18H/12L-UDallas Fort WorthAlvaradoAug 1960 - Oct 1968Intact, Private ownershipIntact, Private ownership
DF-01Nike 3D/18H/12L-UDallas Fort WorthDenton (N)Sep 1960 - Oct 1968Intact, Denton Board of Education, Special Education Resource CenterFDS
DF-70Nike 3D/18H/12L-UDallas Fort WorthFort WoltersSep 1960 - Oct 1968Intact, TXArNG trainingIntact, Small arms storage, firing, and maneuvering range
DF-20Nike 3D/18H/12L-UDallas Fort WorthTerrell (NE)Aug 1960 - Feb 1964Intact, FDS, abandonedPartially Intact, Terrell FFA, school bus storage/maintenance
DY-50Nike 3AG/12H/12L-HDyessAbilene (12 mi SW)Oct 1960 - Jun 1966FDSFDS
DY-10Nike 3AG/12H/12L-HDyessFort Phantom Hill (N)Oct 1960 - Jun 1966Intact, Abilene Independent School DistrictIntact, Private 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