Air Defense History: The MIM-23 HAWK missile » hawk_07_XM548

Hawk Missiles on an M113 chassis

July 53 The arsenal assumed responsibility for technical supervision of the HAWK missile program, which Ordnance had established in April 53. Preliminary investigations on a low altitude, surface-to-air guided missile had originally been authorized by the Joint Chiefs of Staff in January 51


2 Responses to “hawk_07_XM548”

  1. Actually, this was July 1963. I was in the Hawk Firing Battery at WSMR at the time.

  2. Rocky fox Says:

    Looking for old friends in alpha battery first of the first air defense artillery in badkisssgun germany in1978 to1980 I was the motor Sgt on the tax site any help

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