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  • GPS at Schriever SFB

    The Global Positioning System is the world's only global utility.Operated by the dedicated men and women of the 2nd Space Operations Squadron, assigned to Delta 8 and headquartered at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, GPS is also the world's largest military satellite constellation. The 2nd SOPS performs the command and control mission for the
  • Joint Task Force-Space Defense

    PurposeThe Joint Task Force-Space Defense, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, was formed as a functional component command under U.S. Space Command Aug. 29, 2019 and recognized in an establishing ceremony Oct. 21, 2019.  The Joint Task Force-Space Defense’s mission is, in unified action with mission partners, to deter aggression, defend
  • STAR Delta (Provisional) - Archived

    The Space Training and Readiness (STAR) Delta (Provisional) transitioned into Space Training and Readiness Command (STARCOM). The Department of the Air Force activated STARCOM as the third and final field command of the U.S. Space Force in a ceremony at Peterson Space Force Base Aug. 23, 2021. MissionSpace Training and Readiness (STAR) Delta
  • Air Force Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities

    The Air Force Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (AF TENCAP) Directorate is a US Air Force Air Combat Command geographically separated unit, located at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.MISSIONAir Force TENCAP exploits National space, cyber and intelligence capabilities to deliver rapid, cost-dominant and innovative warfighting
  • Space Delta 9

    Delta 9, a component of the U.S. Space Force, was established and activated July 24, 2020.Delta 9 consists of three active duty squadrons headquartered at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado: 1st and 3rd Space Operations Squadrons, 750th Operations Support Squadron, and one operational Detachment. MissionThe mission of Delta 9 is to prepare,
  • 750th Operations Support Squadron

    The 750th Operations Support Squadron is a component of Delta 9, headquartered at Schriever Space Force Base, Colo.MissionThe primary mission of the 750th OSS is to ensure the maximum combat readiness of DEL 9 by building, developing, and equipping space professionals for orbital warfare. The squadron is responsible for training, intelligence,
  • Space Delta 8

    Delta 8, a component of the U.S. Space Force, was established and activated July 24, 2020.Delta 8 consists of three active duty squadrons headquartered at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado: 2nd and 4th Space Operations Squadrons and 50th Operations Support Squadron.  MISSIONDelta 8 is mission-focused on Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) and
  • Space Delta 6

    Delta 6 is a component of the U.S. Space Force. The organization was established and activated July 24, 2020.Delta 6 consists of five active duty squadrons located at Schriever Space Force Base: 21st Space Operations Squadron, 22nd Space Operations Squadron, 23rd Space Operations Squadron, 1st Cyber Operations Squadron and 2nd Cyber Operations
  • AIR FORCE TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER DETACHMENT 46

    AIR FORCE TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTERDETACHMENT 46 MISSION STATEMENT The Air Force Technical Applications Center’s Detachment 46 provides AFTAC and Air Force Space Command with the best possible state-of-health information for the Global Positioning System/Nuclear Detonation System constellation in support of the U.S. Atomic Energy Detection
  • 50th Space Communications Squadron

    The 50th Space Communications Squadron is a component of the 50th Mission Support Group, headquartered at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. MissionThe 50th SCS operates, maintains and defends the national space enterprise, Team Schriever and warfighters' most critical missions through cyberspace. The unit delivers superior space mission cyber
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Pave PAWS Radar

PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) Radars are maintained by the U.S. Space Force. These radars are capable of detecting Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) attacks and conducting general space surveillance and satellite tracking. PAVE is a military program identification code. Read full Pave PAWS factsheet Click here for more information.

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AN/FPS-85

The AN/FPS-85 Phased Array Space Surveillance Radar provides space situational awareness for U.S. Strategic Command's space control mission area. It is one of 29 sensors that comprise the global Space Surveillance Network (SSN), and is the only phased array radar dedicated to space surveillance.

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GEODSS

Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System, or GEODSS, plays a vital role in tracking deep space objects.
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