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  • 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
  • Jindalee Operational Radar Network

    Australia’s Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) comprises three Over-The-Horizon Radar (OTHR) systems and forms part of a layered surveillance network providing coverage of Australia’s northern approaches

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.



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. Read the full AN/FPS-85 fact sheet Click here for more information.



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