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Cape Cod Air Station, Technical Facility-Scanner Building & Power Plant, Massachusetts Military Reservation, Sandwich, Barnstable County, MA



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Item Title


Location
Massachusetts Military Reservation, Sandwich vicinity, MA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MA-151-A
Building/structure dates: 1978 initial construction
Significance: The Technical Facility/Scanner Building and Power Plant is the central component of the PAVE PAWS complex and performs all the functions required for the missile detection and tracking mission, including detection, processing, and characterization. The design of the structure is rare and represents advances in radar engineering, design, and operation.

Related Names
U.S. Air Force
Ratheon Equipment Division
Kramer, Bob, Photographer
Collett, Neal, Photographer
Whorton, Mandy, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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