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M2 90mm AA gun at Ft. Miles, DE.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:11 pm
Post subject: M2 90mm AA gun at Ft. Miles, DE.

According to DE state news, Ft. Miles got a M2 90mm AA gun today. I'll go there this weekend to photograph it. Rick
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:05 pm
Post subject: Re: M2 90mm AA gun at Ft. Miles, DE.

The M2 90mm AA Gun is at Biden Center, Cape Henlopen Park, DE. I checked out the Artillery Park at Ft. Miles, it wasn't there. Found it behind the Biden Center, guarded by 4 whitetail deer. Not an artillery expert, but I think it was nicknamed "Skysweeper", and think APG had one years ago. If You want to look at photos:
www.flickr.com/photos/brick6757
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:06 am
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That's an M2 90mm.

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The Skysweeper was an automatic 75mm gun, the M51. It was the first AAA weapon with the computer and radar on the mount.

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APG had both in the museum yard.

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Kurt, You're right, I looked it up today. Rick
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:56 pm
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M2 90mm AA Gun is now painted and located at Ft. Miles, Cape Henlopen Park, DE. Photos are at: www.flickr.com/photos/brick6757 Rick
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:15 am
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Rick, where is the Lance missile shown in your Flickr folder?

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Kurt, Missile is located at US Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA. Rick
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:42 pm
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Thanks Rick!


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