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Fact Sheets

  • Satellite Communications Office

    The Satellite Communications Office is a component of Space Delta 8 and is headquartered at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado. The Satellite Communications Office executes continuous operational satellite communications payload management and planning through its Consolidated SATCOM Systems

  • Software Engineering Squadron

    The Software Engineering Squadron is responsible for the acquisition, development, and deployment of the Next Generation Operational Control system, which currently augments, and is ultimately intended to replace, the current Architecture Evolution Plan command and control system implemented in 2007

  • Space Base Delta 1

    Headquartered at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, Space Base Delta 1 falls under the direction of Space Operations Command for its day-to-day operational missions, while it receives higher headquarters support for its base operations missions from Air Force Materiel Command as the Air Force

  • Space Base Delta 2

    Space Base Delta 2,  located at Buckley Space Force Base, Colorado, is a Space Force unit that serves active duty, National Guard, Reserve and retired personnel throughout the front range community. SBD2  falls under the direction of the Department of the Air Force and U.S. Space Force for its

  • 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

  • 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

  • Space Delta 2

    Space Delta 2 conducts Space Domain Awareness and Space Battle Management operations to identify, characterize, and exploit opportunities and mitigate vulnerabilities in the national security space terrain on behalf of the United States Space Force and United States Space Command. 

  • Space Delta 2 - Operating Location Bravo

    Space Delta 2 – Operating Location Bravo (DEL 2/OL-B) serves as a liaison synchronizing operations between Space Delta 2 and the Royal Australian Air Force’s No. 1 Space Surveillance Unit (1 SSU). Operating Location Bravo 2 OL-B advises DEL 2 leadership on system status and coordinates US support of

  • Space Delta 2, Detachment 2 

    Established in September 2020, Space Delta 2 Detachment 2 serves as a vital bridge between the research and operations communities, fostering a collaborative environment aimed at advancing Space Domain Awareness technologies at the Starfire Optical Range.

  • Space Delta 3

    Space Delta 3 – Space Electromagnetic Warfare trains and presents operational combat-ready Space Electronic Warfare forces in support of assigned missions. DEL 3 is headquartered at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.