Bunker Fuchsbau

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Bunker Fuchsbau
Fürstenwalde, Brandenburg
Bunker Fuchsbau is located in Germany
Bunker Fuchsbau
Bunker Fuchsbau
Coordinates 52°19′23″N 14°03′27″E / 52.32295°N 14.05743°E / 52.32295; 14.05743
Type Military bunker
Site information
Controlled by  East Germany (1965-1990)
 Germany (1991-1994)
Open to
the public
Yes (by prior arrangement)
Site history
In use 1978 – 1994

The Fuchsbau (German: Foxhole) is a military bunker system, located south of the town of Fürstenwalde, Brandenburg, about 55 km (34 mi) east of Berlin.

The bunker served as Zentraler Gefechtsstand 14 (ZGS-14) ("Central Component Headquarters 14") of the National People´s Army Air Force Kommando LSK/LV from 1965 until 1990, when the compound became the headquarters of Bundeswehr's 5. Luftwaffendivision. The facilities were shut down in December 1994, when the 5. Luftwaffendivision was disbanded.[1][2] With 9,000 m2 (97,000 sq ft) of floor space, 650 m (2,130 ft) of corridors, and up to 350 personnel, it was one of the largest bunkers in the German Democratic Republic (GDR).

Pressure door in the entrance area 
Operations (OPS) with RAP display 
IT System with disk packs in the foreground 
Centre of the mail pipe line system 
Combat section "Communications and Air Traffic Control" 


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