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Sioux City Air Defense Sector


Emblem of the Sioux City Air Defense Sector
Active 1961-1966
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command
Map of Sioux City ADS

The Sioux City Air Defense Sector (SCADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the Air Defense Command 29th Air Division, being stationed at Sioux City Municipal Airport , Iowa. It was inactivated on 1 Apr 1966

SCADS was established in October 1958 assuming control of former ADC Central Air Defense Force units in western Iowa, most of Nebraska along with southern South Dakota. Also provided air defense over parts of Minnesota, Colorado and Wyoming. Operated a Semi Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) direction center.

The Sector was inactivated on 1 April 1966 as part of an ADC consolidation and reorganization; and its units were reassigned to the 30th Air Division.





  • Established as Sioux City Air Defense Sector on 1 Oct 1959
Inactivated on 1 Apr 1966




 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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