546th Aircraft Control and Warning Group

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546th Aircraft Control and Warning Group Air Defense Command.png
Active1951
CountryUnited States
Branch United States Air Force
TypeCommand and Control
Part ofAir Defense Command

The 546th Aircraft Control and Warning Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was assigned to the 33d Air Division, stationed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklaholma. It was inactivated on 4 June 1951.

This command and control organization activated on 19 March 1951, and was responsible for the organization, manning and equipping of new Aircraft Control and Warning (Radar) units. It was dissolved with the units being assigned directly to the 33d AD.

Components

Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, 16 March-4 June 1951
Hutchinson AFS, Kansas, 1 May-4 June 1951
Belleville AFS, Illinois, 1 May-4 June 1951

References[edit]

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

  • Cornett, Lloyd H; Johnson, Mildred W (1980). A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization, 1946–1980 (PDF). Peterson AFB, CO: Office of History, Aerospace Defense Center.
  • Grant, C.L., The Development of Continental Air Defense to 1 September 1954, (1961), USAF Historical Study No. 126
  • Leonard, Barry (2009). History of Strategic Air and Ballistic Missile Defense, Vol I. 1945-1955 (PDF). Center for Military History. ISBN 978-1-4379-2131-1.
  • Winkler, David F.; Webster, Julie L (1997). Searching the skies : the legacy of the United States Cold War Defense Radar Program. Champaign, IL: US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories. LCCN 97020912.

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