RCAF Station Mont Apica
|RCAF Station Mont Apica|
|Controlled by||Royal Canadian Air Force|
|Built||15 July 1952|
|Built by||Royal Canadian Air Force|
RCAF Mont Apica (later Canadian Forces Station or CFS Mont Apica) (ADC ID: C-1) was a radar station of the Pinetree Line, located in Mont-Apica, Quebec, Canada, during the Cold War. The station opened in 1952 and had a staff of some 500 persons at its peak.
2452 AC&W squadron, an auxiliary (reserve) unit from Quebec City trained at Mont Apica until its closure (of 2452 AC&W squadron) in 1960.
There was also a weather radar used by the military and later by the Meteorological Service of Canada. After the closing of the station, it was transferred to the Lac Castor site of the Canadian weather radar network.
- "Mont-Apica (Lieu-dit)" (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec. Retrieved 2010-10-28.
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