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  • 18th Space Control Squadron

    The 18th Space Control Squadron defends freedom of action in space for the Joint Force, multinational partners and humanity.
  • Space Delta 3 Factsheet

    Space Delta 3 (DEL 3) trains, and presents operations combat-ready Space Electronic Warfare (SEW) forces in support of assigned missions.
  • Space Delta 2 Fact Sheet

    Space Delta 2 (DEL 2) prepares, and presents assigned and attached forces for the purpose of executing combat-ready Space Domain Awareness (SDA) operations to deter aggression and, if necessary, fight to protect and defend the U.S. and our allies from attack in, through and from space. DEL 2 is one of eight mission-oriented deltas within the U.S. Space Force.
  • Space Delta 7 Fact Sheet

    Space Delta 7 (DEL 7) is the operational Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) element of the U.S. Space Force. The ISR Delta provides critical, time sensitive and actionable intelligence for space domain operations to allow for the detection, characterization and targeting of adversary space capabilities. DEL 7 employs a variety of fixed and mobile sensors across the globe operated by ISR professionals to enable the United States Space Force to gain and maintain space superiority.
  • Space Delta 3 Operations Support Squadron

    Space Delta 3, formally the 721st Operations Support Squadron, is assigned to Space Delta 3, Peterson-Schriever Garrison, Colorado, operating location Peterson Air Force Base.
  • 5th Space Control Squadron

    The 5th Space Control Squadron provides space control effects for the Commander, U.S. Space Command and other Joint Force Commanders, as directed. The squadron is assigned to Space Delta 3, Peterson-Schriever Garrison, Colo., operating location Peterson Air Force Base.
  • 21st Contracting Squadron

    21st CONTRACTING SQUADDRONCommanders: Lt. Col. Scott D. Schofield (Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado) and Maj. Jamie M. Porchia (Det 1, U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark) MISSIONDevelop and execute business solutions to support combined global capabilities to defend the homeland and enable space combat operations. EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIESThe
  • 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron

    21st LOGISTICS READINESS SQUADRONCommander: Lt. Col. Joshua M. SchaadMISSIONThe mission of the 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron supports full spectrum worldwide logistics; supporting mission success in air, space, cyberspace and on land.EQUIPMENTThe 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron executes it’s mission utilizing a combination of vehicles,
  • 21st Communications Squadron

    21st COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRONCommander: Lt. Col. Thomas HamlynMISSIONDeliver communications and information to win today’s fight.EQUIPMENT AND FACILITESThe squadron uses Defense Red Switch, Military Strategic and Tactical Relay, Land Mobile Radios, and network server infrastructure equipment to achieve their mission on Peterson Air Force Base,
  • RAF Fylingdales, U.K.

    The U.S. Air Force presence at Royal Air Force Fylingdales, U.K., is a liaison officer who reports through the 21st Operations Group. The USAFLO is a bridge to U.S. operations, maintaining mission ready status and advising the RAF station commander on U.S. Air Force operational issues. The USAFLO also serves as the quality assurance evaluator for
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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.



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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