Forts and Defence
 Lines in Scandinavia

The Author:

Denmark during
 the Cold War

 The Stevns Fort

 HAWK, Hoejerup

 HAWK,  Stevns  Fort

 NIKE,  Sigerslev

 The Cold War Museum

 To Stevns start

 Site0 start

                 HAWK battery Højerup
                        Danish Air Defence group
                                    Squadron 543


1963  Denmark was offered a Hawk batallion (4 Squadrons) by The United States, og the squadrons
 541-542-543 and 544 was formed at the beginning of the trainingcat a parade in Fort Bliss, Texas

 1965 HAWK Squadron 543 was mounted onStevns at Hoejerup lighthouse.

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

The radar components





BCC interior

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 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 building. 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.

 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 storing area

 Loader area

 Back to the maitainance area, there are several buildings.

Power Station


Mechanical repair

Sign on the door

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

 One of the Antenna anchors


Stairs to the PAR and the ROR


Power table. The letter I in names 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 BCC, the CWAR and the HPIR B


     CWAR and HPIR B

 Power board

  Along the road to CWAR and HPIR B passing the BCC, the road splits. To the right it leads to the
  ROR and the PAR.

      The ROR from launch area

 The ROR Stand

 The PAR stand

 The road to the right leads to the HPIR A.

        Road from HPIR B
        to HPIR A

                HPIR A


 Power board

       View to launch area
       from HPIR B

 There was a maintainance  building in each section

                                      Launch Section B


 Launcher Power board
            section B

   Launch Section B

 Each launcher area had a
 command post.

 Controllers seat in the control
                       post B

 To day,  the former Launch Area is private property.
 But it is peacefull and well kept

     View from Launcher section
     B to A

      Launch area. Missile stand


  Another angle section B to A


 Hereby I would like to thank The Christian Congrigation in Hoejerup for their hospitality, allowing me to visit their property.