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Nike Missiles & Missile Sites
Updated 26 May 2004

About this Web site ...

Welcome to Nike Missiles & Missile Sites!

This Web site presents a variety of historical and technical information relating to the Nike missile system and former Nike missile sites with a special focus on sites located within the New York metropolitan area and New Jersey. Issues relating to the preservation, restoration and interpretation of former installations and Nike system components are also covered. Additional coverage of other sites may be added in the future.

Developed by the U.S. Army, Bell Telephone Laboratories and Douglas Aircraft, the Nike missile system was one of the world's first successful anti-aircraft missile systems. Becoming operational during 1953, the missiles were deployed at over two-hundred sites across the continental United States and were also widely used overseas by both U.S. and foreign armed forces.

Information regarding each former Nike missile installation located within the New York City metropolitan area and New Jersey is presented within these pages. Further information about these sites can be found in the author's articles a number of which are available online at this time.

The New Jersey Nike Missile Site Survey, a self-sponsored project of Bender Associates Historical Consultants, has gathered substantial information relating to each of the former Nike installations located within the Garden State, and within adjacent New York and Pennsylvania. Additional information, in particular your personal stories about the sites and vintage photographs, are being sought. Please contact Don Bender at cwresearch2@yahoo.com to contribute to this ongoing historical project.

For a complete listing of all of the information available at this Web site, please visit the site index. To view the latest news and updated information, click here.

Help Wanted!

This is an ongoing historical project. Please contact Don Bender if you served at any of these sites, or if you lived near a Nike missile site. Contributions of information, memories and stories about these sites are most welcome. Do you have old photos showing sites when they were still in use? Please contact Don Bender via e-mail at cwresearch2 (at) yahoo.com. Thank you for your assistance!

Citing this Web Site

The title of this Web site is "Nike Missiles & Missile Sites" and the URL of the home page is: http://alpha.fdu.edu/~bender/nike.html

For additional information, contact the author, Don Bender, via e-mail at cwresearch2 (at) yahoo.com

Classified Materials

The content of this Web site is derived from sources available to the public. To the best of the author's knowledge, it contains no classified information.


Please send your comments and suggestions regarding this Web site to Don Bender, via e-mail, at cwresearch2 (at) yahoo.com. Thank you.


The information contained within this Web site is presented "as is" and is intended for general historical and informational purposes. The author accepts no liability whatsoever for any consequences resulting directly or indirectly from your viewing this material. Although considerable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information displayed on these pages, such accuracy cannot be guaranteed. This Web site is in no way connected with the United States Army, the United States Department of Defense or any other agency of the federal government. Unless otherwise indicated, all views expressed herein are solely those of the author.

Copyright 1996-2017 by Donald E. Bender. All rights reserved.

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