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Fact Sheets

  • 10th Space Operations Squadron

    The 10th Space Operations Squadron is a component of Delta 8, headquartered at Point Mugu, California. The 10th SOPS mission is to operate, manage, and maintain assigned satellites and ground systems, providing continuous and reliable satellite communications in direct support of fleet, joint and

  • 15th Space Surveillance Squadron 

    Activated May 26, 2022, the 15th Space Surveillance Squadron operates the Maui Space Surveillance Complex, a strategically located national asset at the 10,023 foot-summit of Haleakala on the island of Maui, Hawaii. 

  • 15th Space Surveillance Squadron, Det. 1

    15th Space Surveillance Squadron, Det. 1 is a dedicated space surveillance unit in the northwest corner of the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range, approximately 30 miles southeast of the town of Socorro, New Mexico. The detachment was the first operational site in the Ground-based Electro-Optical

  • 15th Space Surveillance Squadron, Det. 2

    15th Space Surveillance Squadron, Det. 2 is a dedicated Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance space surveillance unit on the island of Diego Garcia, in the British Indian Ocean Territories.  

  • 16th Electromagnetic Warfare Squadron

    The 16th Electromagnetic Warfare Squadron, formerly the 16th Space Control Squadron, defends the space domain with space electromagnetic warfare systems for our nation, the Joint Force, and allies.

  • 18th Space Defense Squadron 

    The 18th Space Defense Squadron (18th SDS), a component of Space Delta 2, is the U.S. Space Force’s premier Space Domain Awareness squadron and provides and advances a continuous, comprehensive, and combat-relevant understanding of the space situation. The squadron is located at Vandenberg Space

  • 18th Space Defense Squadron, Det. 1

    18th Space Defense Squadron, Detachment 1, is a component of Space Delta 2 (DEL 2), located at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, approximately 20 miles east of Colorado Springs. Det. 1 will provide combat focused understanding of on-orbit adversary threats within operationally relevant timelines

  • 19th Space Defense Squadron

    The 19th Space Defense Squadron at Naval Support Facility Dahlgren, Virginia, is located 53 miles south of Washington, D.C. The unit is a geographically separated unit of Space Delta 2, garrisoned at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.

  • 1st Space Operations Squadron

    The 1st Space Operations Squadron is a component of Delta 9, headquartered at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. The squadron was activated Oct. 5, 1987.  1 SOPS is the U.S. Space Force’s premier organization for space-based space domain awareness, conducting vigilant surveillance and

  • 20th Space Surveillance Squadron

    The 20th Space Surveillance Squadron, maintains and operates the AN/FPS‐85 Eglin Phased Array Radar and operates the AN‐FSY‐3 Space Fence Phased Array Radar, located on Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.