Authentic Air Force USAF Great Falls Air Defense Sector, Malmstrom AFB
GFADS was established in March 1959 assuming control of former ADC Central Air Defense Force. Units with a mission to provide air defense. The organization provided command and control over several aircraft and radar. On 15 February 1960 the new Semi Automatic Ground Environment. (SAGE) Direction Center (DC-20) became operational. DC-20 was equipped with dual AN/FSQ-7 Computers. The day-to-day operations of the command was to train and maintain tactical flying units flying jet interceptor aircraft F-94 Starfire. In a state of readiness with training missions and series of exercises with SAC and other units simulating interceptions of incoming enemy aircraft. The Sector was inactivated on 1 April 1966 as part of ADC reorganization and consolidation, the command being redesignated as the 28th Air Division. The item “Authentic Air Force USAF Great Falls Air Defense Sector, Malmstrom AFB” is in sale since Saturday, July 01, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Vietnam (1961-75)\Original Period Items\Patches”. The seller is “zeustinker” and is located in Marietta, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.