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702d Radar Squadron
702d Radar Squadron - Emblem
Emblem of the 702d Radar Squadron
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Service history
Active 1953–1979
Commanders
Insignia

The 702d Radar Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 20th Air Division, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Savannah Air Force Station, Georgia. It was inactivated on 5 June 1979.

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

LineageEdit

  • Established as the 702d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
  • Activated on 1 December 1953
  • Redesignated 702d Radar Squadron (SAGE) on 1 February 1962
  • Redesignated 702d Radar Squadron on 1 February 1974
  • Inactivated on 5 June 1979

AssignmentsEdit

StationsEdit

  • Dobbins AFB, Georgia, 1 December 1953
  • Hunter AFB (redesignated: Savannah Air Force Station, Georgia 1 April 1967) 1 March 1955 – 5 June 1979

ReferencesEdit

PD-icon.svg 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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