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Bangor Air Defense Sector

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Emblem of the Bangor Air Defense Sector
Active 1958-1966
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command
Map of Bangor ADS

The Bangor Air Defense Sector (BaADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the Air Defense Command 26th Air Division, being stationed at Topsham Air Force Station, Maine. It was inactivated on 1 April 1966.

BaADS was established in January 1957 assuming control of former ADC Eastern Air Defense Force units with a mission to provide air defense of Maine and most of Vermont and New Hampshire. The organization provided command and control over several aircraft and radar squadrons. Began operating a Semi Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) direction center about 1958.

THe Sector was inactivated 1 April 1966 as part of ADC reorganization and consolidation, most units being reassigned to 36th Air Division.

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  • Established as Bangor Air Defense Sector on 8 Jan 1957
Inactivated on 1 Apr 1966

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References

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0892010924.
  • Ravenstein, Charles A. (1984). Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947-1977. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0912799129.

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