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Project Nike - OU045A
Air Defense System
Owner: GOF
N 43° 01.240' W 79° 00.820' N 43° 01' 14.40'' W 79° 00' 49.20'' N 43.02067°  W 79.01367° 
Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > New York
Cache type: No translation available (id: )
Size: No container
Status: Ready for Search
Date hidden: 2012-04-18
Date created: 2012-04-18
Date published: 2012-04-18
Last modification: 2012-04-27
5x Found
0x Not found
0 notes
watchers 0 watchers
34 visitors
3 x rated
Rated as: Good
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Description EN

Originally proposed by Bell Laboratories in 1945 the Nike Project was a missle based air defense system. It was conceived and developed to defend against jet aircraft because it was becoming clear that gun based systems could not handle the threat of the faster, higher flying jet aircraft being developed. Over the approximately three decades that the system was active it was improved and broadened to include missile and even satellite defense.

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