680th Radar Squadron

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680th Radar Squadron
680th Radar Squadron - Emblem.png
Emblem of the 680th Radar Squadron
Active 1951-1960, 1962-1970
Country United States
Branch  United States Air Force
Type General Radar Surveillance

The 680th Radar Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 20th Air Division, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Palermo Air Force Station, New Jersey. It was inactivated on 30 May 1970.

The unit was a General Surveillance Radar squadron providing for the air defense of the United States.

Lineage[edit]

  • Established as the 680th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Activated on 1 March 1951
Discontinued on 1 July 1960
  • Redesignated as the 680th Radar Squadron (SAGE)
Organized on 1 June 1962
Inactivated on 30 May 1970

Assignments

Stations

  • Yaak AFS, Montana, 1 March 1951 – 1 July 1960
  • Palermo AFS, New Jersey, 1 June 1962 – 30 May 1970

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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