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Spokane Air Defense Sector


Emblem of the Spokane Air Defense Sector
Active 1958-1963
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command
Map of Spokane ADS

The Spokane Air Defense Sector (SpADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the Air Defense Command 25th Air Division, being stationed at Larson Air Force Base, Washington. It was inactivated on 1 Sep 1963.

SpADS was established in September 1958 assuming control of former ADC Western Air Defense Force units in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana.

The Sector was inactivated on 1 September 1963 when Larson AFB was turned over to Strategic Air Command; and its units were assigned to the 25th Air Division.





  • Established as Spokane Air Defense Sector on 8 Sep 1958
Inactivated on 1 Sep 1963





 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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