Two Nike Hercules sites, BD-10 at Bellevue and BD-50 northeast of Stonewall, were installed to provide protection to Shreveport and Barksdale AFB, which hosted Strategic Air Command bombers. U.S. Army Air Defense Command operated the sites with Regular Army units from 1960 until 1966. Battalion Headquarters was located at the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant located north of Doyline.
|Nike BD-10 12 Nike Ajax/Nike Hercules launchers.. Operational Nov 1960 - Mar 1966. Control site intact; Criminal Justice Institute, and Bossier Parish School Board. Launch site intact; Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Department Bossier Parish SWAT field training site.|
|Nike BD-50 12 Nike Ajax/Nike Hercules launchers.. Operational Nov 1960 - Mar 1966 . Control site partially intact; LSU School of Medicine. Launch site transferred from DoD control to another party.|