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697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron

The 697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Pyote Air Force Station, Texas. It was inactivated on 1 August 1963.

697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
697th Radar Squadron - Emblem.png
Emblem of the 697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Active1956-1963
CountryUnited States
Branch United States Air Force
TypeGeneral Radar Surveillance

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

LineageEdit

  • Established as the 697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Activated on 8 December 1956
Inactivated on 1 August 1963

AssignmentsEdit

StationsEdit

  • Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, 8 December 1956
  • Pyote AFS, Texas, 21 February 1957 – 1 August 1963

ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Cornett, Lloyd H. and Johnson, Mildred W., A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946 - 1980, [1] Office of History, Aerospace Defense Center, Peterson AFB, CO (1980).
  • Winkler, David F. & Webster, Julie L., Searching the Skies, The Legacy of the United States Cold War Defense Radar Program, [2] US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, Champaign, IL (1997).

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