31 minutes | Aug 16th 2018

MHC Heritage Diary - Episode 4 - The BOMARC Missile

In this episode, MHC Chair, Peter Handley speaks with Captain Doug Newman, 22 Wing Heritage Officer at CFB North Bay. The two discuss the BOMARC Missile, which was recognized by the MHC with a Heritage Site Plaque in 2014.Captain Newman shares that there were 28 BOMARC Missiles in North Bay from 1961-1972 set to defend against incoming bombers during the Cold War. Newman also explains NORAD – the North American Aerospace Defense Command and how Canada and the USA worked together to defend the continent at both the BOMARC Missile Site and Underground Complex.
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