HomeAbout UsFact Sheets

Fact Sheet Search

Fact Sheet Alphabetical List

Fact Sheets

  • Space Based Infrared System

    The Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) program is the follow-on capability to the highly successful Defense Support Program. The SBIRS program was designed to provide a seamless operational transition from DSP to SBIRS and meet jointly-defined requirements of the defense and intelligence communities in support of the missile early warning, missile defense, battlespace awareness and technical intelligence mission areas.
  • Space Based Space Surveillance

    The Space Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) operates 24-hours a day, 7-days a week collecting metric and Space Object Identification data for man-made orbiting objects without the disruption of weather, time of day and atmosphere that can limit ground-based systems. SBSS has a clear and unobstructed view of resident space objects orbiting earth from its 390-mile altitude orbit.
  • Space Delta 2

    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 3

    Space Delta 3 (DEL 3) trains, and presents operations combat-ready Space Electronic Warfare (SEW) forces in support of assigned missions.
  • Space Delta 4

    Space Delta 4 (DEL 4) operates and supports three constellations of Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) satellites and two types of Ground-Based Radars (GBRs) for the purpose of conducting strategic and theater missile warning.Additionally, DEL 4 provides tipping and cueing to missile defense forces, battlespace awareness to Combatant Commanders
  • Space Delta 6

    Space Delta 6 (DEL 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 Air Force Base: 21st Space Operations Squadron, 22nd Space Operations Squadron, 23rd Space Operations Squadron, 1st Cyber Operations Squadron and 2nd Cyber
  • Space Delta 7

    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 8

    Space Delta 8 (DEL 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 Air Force Base, Colorado: 2nd and 4th Space Operations Squadrons and 50th Operations Support Squadron.  MISSIONDelta 8 is mission-focused on Position, Navigation, and
  • Space Delta 9

    Space Delta 9 (DEL 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 Air Force Base, Colorado: 1st and 3rd Space Operations Squadrons, 750th Operations Support Squadron, and one operational Detachment. MissionThe mission of Delta 9 is to
  • Space Operations Command

    Space Operations Command (SpOC) is the fight-tonight force and first Field Command (FIELDCOM) of the U.S. Space Force. SpOC's mission is to protect America and our Allies in, from, and to space… now and into the future.
RSS