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  • Advanced Extremely High Frequency System (AEHF)

    The Advanced Extremely High Frequency System (AEHF) is a joint service satellite communications system that provides survivable, global, secure, protected, and jam-resistant communications for high-priority military ground, sea and air assets.
  • Air Force Space Command

    Air Force Space Command, activated Sept. 1, 1982, was a major command with headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. AFSPC provided military focused space capabilities with a global perspective to the joint warfighting team.
  • COBRA DANE Radar

    The COBRA DANE radar is a single faced ground-based, L-band phased-array radar located in northern U.S. Indio-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) area of operations and operated by the U.S. Space Force.
  • Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

    The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) has been collecting weather data for U.S. military operations for more than five decades and provides assured, secure global weather and space weather data to support Department of Defense (DOD) operations.
  • Defense Support Program Satellites

    U.S. Space Force-operated Defense Support Program (DSP) satellites are a key part of North America's early warning systems. In their 22,300-mile, geosynchronous orbits, DSP satellites help protect the United States and its allies by detecting missile launches, space launches and nuclear detonations.
  • Fourteenth Air Force

    The Fourteenth Air Force (14 AF) was temporarily redesignated as the Space Operations Command Dec 20, 2019 when it's parent command, Air Force Space Command, was redesignated as the U.S. Space Force. In order to create more lean, agile force, the USSF's reorganized hierarchy did away with two echelons of command, one of which was the numbered Air Force. The organization currently known as SpOC will become "SpOC West" upon establishment of the larger USSF Field Command that will be know as the SpOC.
  • Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program

    Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites are a space-based capability operating in the near-geosynchronous orbit regime supporting U.S. Space Command space surveillance operations as a dedicated Space Surveillance Network (SSN) sensor.
  • Global Broadcast Service

    Global Broadcast Service (GBS) operates as a one-way wideband transmission broadcast, supporting timely delivery of data and video products for mission support and theater information transfer. GBS provides service to over 1000 receive suites deployed world-wide supporting the Department of Defense and other governmental organizations and agencies.
  • Global Positioning System

    The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a constellation of orbiting satellites that provides position, navigation, and timing data to military and civilian users globally. The system is operated and controlled by Delta 8, located at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo.
  • Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance

    The Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance (GEODSS) System plays a vital role in tracking deep space objects. More than 2,500 objects, including geostationary communication satellites, are in deep space orbits varying in altitude from 10,000 to 45,000 kilometers from earth.
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