Kamloops, BC

1963 Organization Order 2.52 National Archives of Canada

File: 895-97/56(DOE)
Estab Code: 22 KL 307
Date: 28 Mar 63

Organization Order 2.52
56 Radar Squadron, Kamloops, BC
(This order supersedes Org O 2.52 dated 25 Sep 61)


1. In accordance with the Programme of activities and the CADIN and Related Programmes Report as amended 4 Feb 63, this organization order is being re-issued to incorporate the changes in operational control resulting from the transition from Manual to Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE).


2. To restate the organization for 56 Radar Squadron. (56 Radar Squadron).


Effective Date

3. This order shall be effective 1 May 63


4. The role of this unit shall be to:

(a) collect, discriminate and transmit to a designated SAGE Centre radar data appearing within the area of coverage.

Command and Control


  1. Designation of officer appointed to command 56 Radar Squadron Commanding Officer.
  2. Control AOC ADC except that operational control shall be exercised by the Commander 25th NORAD Region through Commander Spokane NORAD Sector. When unit training activities, which are controlled by the AOC ADC, require the facilities of the NORAD System they will be co-ordinated by the Sector Commander.




  1. Self accounting for pay and materiel
  2. For the purposes of QR(Air), art 205.35, this squadron shall not be designated flying unit
  3. Treasury services shall be as shown in accounting circular 164.