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

Hawk Missiles on an M113 chassis

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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

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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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