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Cold War at Fort Hancock
Images from the Cold War era
Radar antennaes at Fort Hancock, c. 1968.
Radars at the IFC site Fort Hancock c. 1968
Fort Hancock's HIPAR tower, c. 1968.
HIPAR tower, c. 1968.
IFC site Fort Hancock, radar vans and antennaes.
Fort Hancock's IFC site c. 1968.
Radar equipment at temporary Nike IFC area, c.1955
Soldiers at Fort Hancock work with radar antennae at c. 1955. This was a temporary location used before the permanent area was completed in 1956.
Inside a Radar van at Fort Hancock.
Soldiers work with Radar equipment inside radar van at Nike IFC area at Fort Hancock. (NY 56)
Nike Radar antennaes at Fort Hancock
Fort Hancock's IFC area from Hartshorne Road.
Nike Launch Area at Fort Hancock (NY-56), c. 1960.
Fort Hancock's (NY-56) Launch area. c. 1960.
Fort Hancock's Nike IFC area.
Nike IFC area from the air. The area was triangular in shape. There were 2 radar areas, (C-1 and C-2) and a barracks area with four ready barracks. c. 1970.
Nike Missiles raised to launch positions, c. 1960.
Nike Missiles raised at Fort Hancock's launch area.
Soldier at temporary radar area, 1955.
Soldier of the 66th AA taking a break at temporary radar area in front of Battery Peck, 1955.
View of the Temporary Radar area c. 1955.
Fort Hancock's temporary radar area. It was located in front of Battery Peck. c. 1955.
Fort Hancock Nike IFC area, c. 1970.
Fort Hancock's Nike IFC area in the 1970s.
Soldiers of the 526th AA, c. 1955.
Fort Hancock soldiers of the 526th AA pose for a photograph. c. 1955.
Temporary radar area at Fort Hancock, c. 1955.
Fort Hancock's temporary radar equipment. c. 1955.
Visitor at Fort Hancock's Nike Launch area, 1969.
Visitor arrives at Fort Hancock's launch area, 1969.
Snapshot of Fort Hancock launch area, 1969.
Snapshot by soldier at Fort Hancock's Launch area. 1969.
Last updated: August 1, 2014