Military bases in New Mexico

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Open day at White Sands Missile Range

White Sands Missile Range (WSMR)

The largest rocket range of United States Army is the White Sands Missile Range which covers a 3,200 square miles in the southern part of New Mexico and five other nearby counties. Otera Range and the Oscura Mesa bombing range are found in this installation area.  Fort Bliss Range Complex which occupies 600,000 acres makes […]

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Cannon AFB - CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft

Cannon Air Force Base

It is an Air Force base located in Curry County in New Mexico State of United States. And it is operated by Air Force Special Operation that commissioned The 27th Special Operations Wing, which is a newly deployed wing on the base. The base was built in 1943 as Army base but it was later […]

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Areal view of Holloman AFB

Holloman Air Force Base

It is an Air Force Base located in the Otero County in New Mexico State in United States. It is also a census controlled area with a population of little above 2000 and the base is commissioned 49th Wings of Air Combat Command short for ACC, which comprise of some of the most highly sophisticated […]

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Areal View of Kirtland

Kirtland Air Force Base

Kirtland Air Force Base is the third largest air base under the control of Air Force Material Command which is situated in Bernalillo County in the southeaster part of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The base former names were Albuquerque Army Base and Kirtland Army Air Field until it is named as Kirtland Air Force in honor […]

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