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Big Bay Radar Site (LAB-3)
Part of North Warning System
Labrador, Canada
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Type Short Range Radar Station
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Location code LAB-4
Built September 1992
Built by Royal Canadian Air Force
In use 1992-present
Controlled by North American Aerospace Defense Command

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Big Bay Short Range Radar Site (LAB-4) is a Royal Canadian Air Force Short Range Radar Site located on the coast of Labrador, 167 miles (269 km) north of CFB Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador.[1]

Facilities

The facility contains a Short Range AN/FPS-124 doppler airborne target surveillance radar that was installed in September 1992 as part of the North Warning System. The site (LAB-4) also consists of radar towers, communications facility, and storage and tunnel connected buildings for personnel.[2]

See also

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

External links

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