Also Known As: Eglin Army Airfield, Eglin Field
National Register of Historic Places: Two sites along the Santa Rosa Island coastline have been designated National Historic Sites by the National Park Service for their history with JB-2 missile development.
Eglin Air Force Base, located in the northwestern Florida area known as the panhandle, has a history of association with missiles, missile development and missile testing going back to World War II. This association includes the German developed V-1 and its U.S. copy, the JB-2 (Jet Bomb-2). Bomarc and Matador test and training took place at Eglin Air Force Base and over the Gulf of Mexico. Also included are tests and evaluation of air-launched missiles such as the Quail and Hound Dog.
Regulus II (U.S. Navy)
U.S. Army missiles
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