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  • Peterson-Schriever Garrison

    The garrison’s mission is to enable USSF and partner mission execution of eight functional space deltas and more than 80 mission partners across 22 world-wide locations.
  • Peterson Air Force Base History

    Peterson AFB traces its roots to the early years of World War II. Colorado Springs Army Air Base was established on 28 April 1942 at the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, which had served the city since 1926. The base’s first mission was photographic reconnaissance training under the auspices of the US Army Air Forces Photo Reconnaissance
  • Peterson SFB Newcomers Information

    WELCOME TO PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE! The men and women of the Peterson- Schriever Garrison, operating location Peterson SFB, Team Pete, work throughout the Colorado Springs area in what is known as the Peterson Complex, including Peterson Space Force Base and Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station. We literally cover the world with our

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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