The 540th Aircraft Control and Warning Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was assigned to the 32d Air Division, stationed at Stewart Air Force Base, New York. It was inactivated on 6 February 1952.
This command and control organization activated on 16 February 1953, and was responsible for the organization, manning and equipping of new Aircraft Control and Warning (Radar) units. It was dissolved after about a year, with the units being assigned directly to the 32d AD.
- Stewart AFB, New York, 1 March 1950–6 February 1952
- Brunswick AFS, Maine, 1 January 1951–6 February 1952
- Watertown AFS, New York, 1 June 1950-6 February 1952
- Saratoga Springs AFS, New York, 1 January 1951-6 February 1952
- Fort Williams, Maine, 1 January-1 October 1951
- 690th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
- Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, 1 May 1951-6 February 1952 (not manned or equipped)
- North Truro AFS, Massachusetts, 1 January 1951-6 February 1952
- Lockport AFS, New York, 1 September 1951-6 February 1952
- Saint Albans AFS, Vermont, 1 September 1951-6 February 1952
- Charleston AFS, Maine, 1 January 1951-6 February 1952
- Caswell AFS, Maine, 1–6 February 1952
- Tierra Amarilla AFS, New Mexico, 1 January-1 May 1951
- Moriarty AFS, New Mexico, 1 January-1 May 1951
- Continental Divide AFS, New Mexico, 1 January-1 May 1951
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