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  Denmark and the Cold War

  The Stevns Fort

  HAWK, Hoejerup

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The Armed Forces at the Danish Peninsula Stevns during the Cold War

The HAWK battery, Hoejerup
Danish Air Defence group
Squadron 543



  In 1963 Denmark, like other NATO countries, was offered four HAWK missile batteries from the U.S. in addition to the four NIKE missile batteries already received.
These Hawk batteries were placed in connection with the NIKE system. They were stationed in a ring around Copenhagen to protect
the capitol
against air strikes from low altitude.

In 1965 the HAWK Squadron 543 was mounted on Stevns at the Hoejerup lighthouse.

                                                          The Stevns positions
 The launching area was composed of 2 launcher sections, a radar section and a command section.

The radar components

                          The Hoejerup site



   IFF in IPCP/ICC interior


  The launch area is build just
beside the Hoejerup lighthouse.

 Inside the guard and main gate,you are in the  maintainance area. A road to the right lead to til launch area passing the command
 To the left you will find the maintainance buldings, the power station and a road to some missile storing facilities. Opposit the Guard
 house, there is an defense position with flanking fire. It is build of old sleepers.

                The main entrance

                    Storage building

                       The barracks
            The Guard house

             Defence position


 Behind the powerstation there is a road leading to a storing facility for different materiel. Loaders, radartrailers and so on. Still  there
 are marks on the surface for the support. The walls are to prevent eksplosions to spread.

   The road to the loader area

              The loader area


 Back to the maitainance area, there are several buildings.

                  The power Station


 Generator and maintenance building
Sign on the door to maintenance

 Along with the baracks, you pass anchors for the radio-antenna, and the stairs to the radar area. The stairs leads to the IPAR and
 IROR stand.  There is also the main power board for the radio and the radars.

 One of the Antenna anchors

Stairs to the IPAR and the IROR

Power board. The letter "I" stands
for Improved.
ex. ICWAR is an improved CWAR.

  Passing the the stairs and the barracks, the road leads to the launcher area. Halfway to the launcher area, the road splits.


 To the left it leads to IBCC, the ICWAR and the IHPIR B

    To ICWAR and IHPIR B

       ICWAR and IHPIR B
              Power board.

  Along the road to ICWAR and HPIR B passing the IBCC, the road splits. To the right the road leads to the  IROR and the IPAR.

   The IROR from launch area

              IThe ROR Stand

               The IPAR stand

 The road to the right leads to the HPIR A.

The Road from IHPIR B to IHPIR A

                  IHPIR A

       Power board

View to launch area from HPIR B

 There was a maintainance  building in each section.



 Generator building launch Section B
   Launcher Power board
              section B
Each launcher area had a
           command post.

                    Launch Section B

The Controllers seat in the control post B

  To day, the former Launch Area is public property - peacefull and well kept.

   View from Launcher section B to A

         Launch area. Missile stand

          Another angle section B to A