Headquartered at Bergstrom AFB, Army units defended this Strategic Air Command Base and the Austin region from two Nike Hercules sites: BG-40 located southeast of
Elroy and BG-80, which was west-northwest of Austin. The Nike Hercules batteries were active from 1960 to 1966. Headquarters facilities were at Bergstrom.
|Nike BG-40 12 Nike Ajax/Nike Hercules launchers.. Operational Nov 1960 - Jun 1966 . Control site intact; private ownership. Launch site partially intact; private ownership.|
|Nike BG-80 12 Nike Ajax/Nike Hercules launchers.. Operational Nov 1960 - Jun 1966 . Control site intact; TXArNG 111th Support Group. Launch site Firing Range.|