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Location DB > United States > Alaska > Fairbanks > Nike Missile Base [Site Mike "Pacman's Revenge"]
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Nike Missile Base [Site Mike "Pacman's Revenge"]
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 Database Info
created by AKphill on 9/7/2008 4:24 AM
last modified by Emperor Wang on 12/24/2016 7:07 PM
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 Overview
 Description
The site has two main areas. Half of the IFC building remains along with its three radar towers, and the launch complex has a few standing buildings and the two launch bunkers.
 Basic Information
Type: Missile Base
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address

Fairbanks, Alaska
United States
Owner: U.S. Army
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features
    The three radar towers at the IFC building have their covers retracted, making them resemble giant pacmen. There are also Army trailers and equipment stored outside one of the launch bunkers.
     Security Measures
  • welded doors
  • occasional military training
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1958
    Closed: 1970
     Required Equipment
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    climbing rope
     History
    One of five Nike missile installations designed to protect Fairbanks from Soviet bombers during the Cold War.
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     Future Plans
    It will probably sit abandoned for a while until a demo crew finishes the job.
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    What was that sound?
    Sun, Sep 7th, 2008
    posted by AKphill
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     Web Links
    http://home.att.ne...mike/SiteMIKE.html
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 12/24/2016 7:07 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Dec 24 16 at 19:07, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Dec 24 16 at 19:07, Emperor Wang changed the following: Display Name
  • on May 13 09 at 8:28, Steed validated this location
  • on May 13 09 at 7:09, AKphill changed the following: Display Name
  • on Oct 10 08 at 8:56, Steed validated this location
  • on Oct 10 08 at 6:41, AKphill updated gallery picture Pacman's Revenge 005
  • on Oct 1 08 at 8:49, Steed validated this location
  • on Oct 1 08 at 7:07, AKphill changed the following: Owner
  • on Sep 27 08 at 18:52, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 27 08 at 5:37, AKphill changed the following: Display Name
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    You must log in for this feature to work.A Wonderful First ExplorationAKexp1656/8/2020 7:49 AM by AKexp
    You must log in for this feature to work.Pacman and the GhostsElitist-Monster0666/2/2020 7:06 PM by Elitist-Monster
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