The 60th Coast Artillery (AA)
(60th CA), during the World War II
era, was part of USAFFE
's Harbor Defenses of Manila and Subic Bays
, under the Philippine Coast Artillery Command
. This anti-aircraft
unit was to provide air defense over Manila Bay
and the southern tip of the Bataan Peninsula
. The 60th CA was equipped with 3-inch guns
(an older model with a vertical range of 8,200 m
), 37mm guns
, .50-caliber machine guns
, and 60-inch Sperry searchlights.
One battery, with a platoon of searchlights, was located at Fort Wint, in Subic Bay.