Ledger, Montana: Perimeter Acquisition Radar Site

Giant concrete Cold War building on the northern plains -- built to withstand a nuclear blast -- was apparently left unfinished in the early 1970s.

Address:
Hauser Rd, Ledger, MT
Directions:
I-15 exit 345. Drive east on Ledger Rd for 28 miles. Turn north onto Hauser Rd. Drive a half-mile. You'll see the concrete ruins on the left.
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Perimeter Acquisition Radar Site

The Anti Ballistic Missile Defense System, sometimes referred to as the Ballistic Missile Defense system, has gone through a number of variations throughout the years. Beginning in 1970 with the construction of the Stanley Mickelsen Safeguard Complex, and ending up as the current day Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD).

[Timothy Sutton, 04/20/2021]

This giant concrete Cold War building on the northern plains -- built to withstand a nuclear blast -- was left unfinished in the early 1970s. Although in the middle of nowhere, the roads leading to it are well paved, and graffiti embellishes most accessible walls.


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