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801st Radar Squadron

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Active  1955-1969, 1971-1974
Country  United States
801st Radar Squadron
Branch  United States Air Force
Type  General Radar Surveillance

The 801st Radar Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 28th Air Division, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana. It was inactivated on 1 July 1974.

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

Lineage

  • Constituted as the 801st Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron on 6 July 1955
  • Activated on 8 October 1955 Redesignated 801st Radar Squadron (SAGE), 1 March 1961 Inactivated on 31 December 1969 Activated on 30 June 1971 Inactivated on 1 July 1974

    Assignments

  • 29th Air Division, 1 February 1956
  • Great Falls Air Defense Sector, 1 July 1960
  • 28th Air Division, 1 April 1966 - 31 December 1969
  • 28th Air Division, 30 June 1971 - 1 July 1974
  • Stations

  • Malmstrom AFB, MT, 1 February 1956 - 31 December 1969
  • Malmstrom AFB, MT, 30 June 1971 - 1 July 1974
  • References

    801st Radar Squadron Wikipedia


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