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  • 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.
  • STAR Delta (Provisional)

    Space Training and Readiness (STAR) Delta (Provisional) prepares U.S. Space Force forces to prevail in a contested, degraded, and operationally-limited environment through the education and training of space professionals; development of space warfighting tactics, techniques, and procedures; and the test and evaluation of USSF capabilities.
  • Upgraded Early Warning Radars

    The U.S. Space Force maintains Upgraded Early Warning Radars (UEWR). These radars are capable of detecting ballistic missile attacks and conducting general space surveillance and satellite tracking. They are located across both the United States and United States European Command.
  • Vandenberg Air Force Base

    The 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg's host unit, supports West Coast launch activities for the Air Force, Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, national programs and various private industry contractors. The Wing supports the processing and launch of a variety of expendable vehicles including Atlas V, Delta IV, Delta II, Pegasus, Minotaur, Taurus and Falcon. The Wing also supports Force Development and Evaluation of all intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as Missile Defense Agency (MDA) test and operations.
  • Wideband Global SATCOM Satellite

    As the backbone of the U.S. military's global satellite communications, Wideband Global SATCOM Satellite (WGS) system provides flexible, high-capacity communications for the Nation's warfighters through procurement and operation of the satellite constellation and the associated control systems. WGS provides worldwide flexible, high data rate and long haul communications for the Department of Defense (DOD), governmental organizations and international partners.