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Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector

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Emblem of the Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector
Active 1960-1966
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command
Map of Oklaholma City ADS

The Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector (KCADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the Air Defense Command 29th Air Division, being stationed at Oklahoma City Air Force Station , Missouri. It was inactivated on 1 April 1966.

Olklahoma CADS was established as part of phaseout of Central Air Defense Force; it was discontinued 1 Sep 1961 and redesignated 4752d Air Defense Wing. Then OCADS was reestablished as 25 Jun 1953 as Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector result of realignment and expansion of 29th Air Division. Finally it was nactivated and redesignated as the 31st Air Division.

Note: 4752d Air Defense Wing reassigned to Webb AFB, Texas, 25 Jun 1953 - 31 Dec 1967 assigned to 29th Air Division. Primarily acted as an F-104 training organization (331st FIS, later 4760th CCTS in 1967).

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History

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Mission

The Sector was to provide air defense of south central Midwest Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas.

Lineage

  • Established as Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector on 1 Jan 1960
Redesignated as 4752d Air Defense Wing on 1 Sep 1961
Redesignated as Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector on 25 Jun 1963
Inactivated on 1 Apr 1966

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Stations

Components

See also

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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