672d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron

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672d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
672d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron - Emblem.png
Emblem of the 672d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Active 1949, 1956-1962
Country United States
Branch  United States Air Force
Type General Radar Surveillance

The 672d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the Boston Air Defense Sector, Air Defense Command, stationed at Barrington Air Force Station, Nova Scotia. It was inactivated on 1 June 1962.

The unit was a General Surveillance Radar squadron providing for the air defense of North America.

Lineage[edit]

  • Established as 672d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Activated on 28 March 1949
Inactivated on 8 December 1949
Activated on 1 December 1956
Discontinued and inactivated on 1 June 1962

Assignments

  • 503d Aircraft Warning and Control Group, 28 March 1949 - 8 December 1949
  • 32d Air Division, 1 December 1956
  • Bangor Air Defense Sector, 15 August 1958
  • Boston Air Defense Sector, 1 July 1960 – 1 June 1962

Stations

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Cornett, Lloyd H. and Johnson, Mildred W., A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946 - 1980, [1] 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, [2] US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, Champaign, IL (1997).

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