The designations and locations of Nike sites guarding the state capital region are as follows: (HA-08) East Windsor, (HA-25) Manchester, (HA-36) Portland, (HA-48) Cromwell, (HA-67) Plainville, and (HA-85) Avon/Simsbury.
Operational in 1956, these sites were first manned by Regular Army and later by Guard Units. Units from the Bridgeport Defense Area assisted in operating the Plainville site. Sites HA-48 and HA-08 were converted to fire the Nike Hercules missil-and remained operational until 1968 and 1971, respectively.
|Nike HA-08 10 Nike Ajax/Nike Hercules launchers. Operational 1956 - June 1971 . Control site US Government ownership. Launch site USAR Center.|
|Nike HA-25 12 Nike Ajax launchers.. Operational 1956 - Jan 1961 . Control site Town of Manchester, Recreation Center. Launch site Electric Lighting Company.|
|Nike HA-36 12 Nike Ajax launchers.. Operational 1956 - 1963. Control site Meskomasic State Forest. Launch site transferred from DoD control to another party. abandoned.|
|Nike HA-48 12 Nike Ajax/7 Nike Hercules launchers. Operational 1956 - Nov 1968 . Control site Church and elderly housing. Launch site USAR Center Transportation Company.|
|Nike HA-67 12 Nike Ajax launchers.. Operational 1956 - Mar 1961 . Control site obliterated; Residential. Launch site Industrial.|
|Nike HA-85 12 Nike Ajax launchers.. Operational 1956 - 1963. Control site Talcott Mountain Service Center. Launch site Condominiums.|