United States Navy Field Test Station, Fort Heath

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The United States Navy Field Test Station, Fort Heath, established by 1938 included a Massachusetts Institute of Technology research facility for "Fire Control Systems"[1]:240 (cf. Army Signal Corps research at the Twin Lights station at the New Jersey Highlands).


  1. Butler, Gerald W; Shaner, Mary; Shaner, Richard (2001). The Guns of Boston Harbor. Retrieved 2013-03-01. In 1958, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) constructed long-range acquisition radar at Fort Heath. Commissioned in 1959, the ARSR-1 radar was used to track aircraft 220 miles distant for flight-following" purposes. …the army and air force also used this surveillance radar for Air Defense Control and Coordination Systems (ADCCS).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>