693d Radar Squadron

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693d Radar Squadron
693d Radar Squadron - Emblem.png
Emblem of the 693d Radar Squadron
Active 1958–1970
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type General Radar Surveillance

The 693d Radar Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 20th Air Division, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Dauphin Island Air Force Station, Alabama. It was inactivated on 30 September 1970.

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

Lineage[edit]

  • Established as 693d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Activated on 1 April 1958
Redesignated as 693d Radar Squadron (SAGE) on 1 March 1961
Inactivated on 30 September 1970

Assignments

Stations

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • 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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