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770th Radar Squadron

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Active  1950-1979
Country  United States
770th Radar Squadron
Branch  United States Air Force
Type  General Radar Surveillance

The 770th Radar Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 20th Air Division, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. It was inactivated on 1 January 1980.

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

Lineage

  • Constituted as the 770th Aircraft Warning and Control Squadron on 14 November 1950
  • Activated on 27 November 1950 Redesignated as the 770th Radar Squadron (SAGE) on 1 October 1958 Redesignated as the 770th Radar Squadron on 1 February 1974 Inactivated on 1 January 1980

    Assignments

  • 503d Aircraft Control and Warning Group, 1 January 1951
  • 26th Air Division, 6 February 1952
  • 4710th Defense Wing, 16 February 1953
  • 4709th Air Defense Wing, 1 March 1956
  • 26th Air Division, 18 October 1956
  • New York Air Defense Sector, 8 January 1957
  • Washington Air Defense Sector, 1 October 1961
  • 33d Air Division, 1 April 1966
  • 20th Air Division, 19 November 1969 - 1 January 1980
  • Stations

  • Palermo AFS, New Jersey, 1 January 1951
  • Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, 1 October 1961 - 1 January 1980
  • References

    770th Radar Squadron Wikipedia


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