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Texas Tower 5
Part of Aerospace Defense Command
Type Long Range Radar Site
Coordinates 42°47′N 65°37′W / 42.783°N 65.617°W / 42.783; -65.617Coordinates: 42°47′N 65°37′W / 42.783°N 65.617°W / 42.783; -65.617
Built by U.S. Government
U.S. Air Force

Texas Tower 5 was a planned Texas Tower that was to be located on Brown's Bank, 35 nautical miles (65 km; 40 mi) south of the coast of Nova Scotia in 84 feet (26 m) of water.[1] The 4604th Support Group was supposed to be located at Pease Air Force Base, New Hampshire. The United States Air Force approved the construction of Tower #5 on January 11, 1954, but the tower was never built because of improvements to radar over the area.


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