671st Radar Squadron
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|671st Radar Squadron|
Emblem of the 671st Radar Squadron
|Branch||United States Air Force|
|Type||General Radar Surveillance|
The 671st Radar Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 20th Air Division, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida. It was last active in 1980.
The unit was a General Surveillance Radar squadron providing for the air defense of the United States.
- Established as 671st Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron and activated
- Organized on 1 June 1962
- Redesignated 671st Radar Squadron (SAGE) on 15 June 1965
- Redesignated 671st Radar Squadron on 1 February 1974
- Inactivated 30 June 1980
- Air Defense Command as an unorganized unit
- Montgomery Air Defense Sector, 1 June 1962
- 32d Air Division, 1 April 1966
- 33d Air Division, 14 November 1969
- 20th Air Division, 19 November 1969 – 30 June 1980
- Key West NAS, Florida, 1 June 1962 – 30 June 1980
- Cornett, Lloyd H. and Johnson, Mildred W., A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946 - 1980,  Office of History, Aerospace Defense Center, Peterson AFB, CO (1980)* Winkler, David F. & Webster, Julie L., Searching the Skies, The Legacy of the United States Cold War Defense Radar Program,  US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, Champaign, IL (1997).