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Project Nike - History - Nike Ajax
... As a last-line of defense from air attack, they were positioned to protect cities as well as military installations ... The third part was the administrative area (designated A), which was usually co-located with the IFC and contained the battery headquarters, barracks, mess, recreation hall, and motor pool ... The Nike batteries were organized in Defense Areas and placed around population centers and strategic locations such as long-range bomber bases, nuclear plants, and (later ...

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