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This site was operational from 1956 - 1963
Only Ajax missiles were deployed here, types: Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-A.
The control or IFC site was on Eels Hill Road, north of Rt 162.
The launch site, near Quirk industrial park, on Rock Road is now a ball field in a residential area.
Nike Ajax missile on display in Milford, CT parade, probably early sixties.
The IFC control site was on Eels Hill Road,
north of Rt 162.
IFC Guard Shack "Post 1" and main gate.
Looking back down towards the guard shack.
Closeup of guard shack.
Stairs to the radar area.
A former radar pad?
Rear of barracks?
Administration Building on Left, Mess Hall on Right.
This building served as a connecting corridor between two equipment vans. The Battery Control van would have been positioned up against the door on the right while the Target Tracking and Missile control van would have been positioned against the door on the left.
Former Launch Site
Aerial view of the launch site, 1971.
Aerial view of same area, 2009.
Launch site in 2010. (20)
A ball park now sits where the launch site was previously. (21)