Oceana NAS Radar Site
Oceana NAS Radar Site (1980-Active) - A Joint Use Radar Site first established in 1980 on Oceana NAS, Virginia Beach City, Virginia. Initially assigned a SAGE ID of Z-321, a JSS ID of J-01 and a FAA ID of QVR. Active joint use (USAF/USN/FAA) Radar Site.
This site became a USNUSAF//FAA joint-use site in 1980, furnishing radar track data to the FAA, USAF, and USN. Initial radar equipment included an FPS-93A search radar and an FPS-116 Height finder. The FPS- 116 was removed circa 1988. The FPS-93A was replaced by the ARSR-4 in the late 1990s. The ARSR-4 radar was capable of providing both search and height-finder information and is still in place.
Active facility on Oceana NAS, Virginia Beach City, Virginia.
Visited: 2 Apr 2018