Air Force Space Command

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Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) is a major command of the United States Air Force (USAF), with its headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and subordinate to U.S.wikipedia
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Peterson Air Force Base

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Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) is a major command of the United States Air Force (USAF), with its headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and subordinate to U.S. Space Command.
Peterson Air Force Base is a U.S. Air Force Base that shares an airfield with the adjacent Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, home to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Air Force Space Command headquarters, and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) headquarters.

Air National Guard

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More than 38,000 people perform AFSPC missions at 88 locations worldwide; they include military personnel of the USAF, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard; Department of the Air Force civilians (DAFC); and civilian contractors.
However, there remain a few exceptions, such as the Alaska ANG, Hawaii ANG and Guam ANG, whose CAF and MAF units are operationally gained by Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), while a smaller number of ANG units in CONUS are operationally gained by Air Education and Training Command (AETC), Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC), Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), and United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA).

Air Force Global Strike Command

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The Air Force Global Strike Command has responsibility for intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).
It assumed responsibility for the nuclear-capable assets of Air Force Space Command on 1 December 2009 and the nuclear-capable assets of Air Combat Command on 1 February 2010.

United States Space Command

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Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) is a major command of the United States Air Force (USAF), with its headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and subordinate to U.S. Space Command.
The commander-in-chief of U.S. Space Command (CINCUSSPACECOM) also functioned as the commander-in-chief of the binational U.S.–Canadian North American Aerospace Defense Command (CINCNORAD), and for the majority of time during USSPACECOM's existence, was also the commander of Air Force Space Command.

John E. Hyten

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When speaking with reporter David Martin, commanding General John E. Hyten was able to state that the program was doing its part in keeping the global world of GPS satellites and other important global satellite usage peaceful.
Before assuming command of the United States Strategic Command, Hyten commanded Air Force Space Command.

United States Air Force

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Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) is a major command of the United States Air Force (USAF), with its headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and subordinate to U.S. Space Command.

Space force

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AFSPC supports U.S. military operations worldwide through the use of many different types of space operations, and is the primary space force for the U.S. Armed Forces.
In 1982 the Air Force created Air Force Space Command, which merged all of its space forces into one command.

Advanced Extremely High Frequency

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Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) is a series of communications satellites operated by the United States Air Force Space Command.

Defense Support Program

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DSP satellites, which are operated by the Air Force Space Command, detect missile or spacecraft launches and nuclear explosions using sensors that detect the infrared emissions from these intense sources of heat.

Milstar

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It supports the program executive officer for Space on the NAVSTAR Global Positioning, Defense Satellite Communications and MILSTAR systems.
The Military Satellite Communications Systems Wing (MCSW) division of the United States Air Force Space Command Space and Missile Systems Center, located at Los Angeles AFB was responsible for development and acquisition of the Milstar space and mission control segments.

Buckley Air Force Base

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Buckley Air Force Base is assigned to Air Force Space Command and serves more than 92,000 active duty, National Guard, Reserve and retired personnel throughout the Front Range community.

Program executive officer

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It supports the program executive officer for Space on the NAVSTAR Global Positioning, Defense Satellite Communications and MILSTAR systems.
As can be seen from the examples below, a program executive officer may be responsible for a specific program (e.g., the Joint Strike Fighter), or for an entire portfolio of similar programs (e.g., the Air Force PEO for space, who is responsible for all acquisition programs at the Air Force Space Command Space and Missile Systems Center, or the Navy PEO for aircraft carriers).

Vandenberg Air Force Base

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Operations at Vandenberg Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station provide services, facilities and range safety control for the conduct of space launches.
The installation falls under the jurisdiction of the 30th Space Wing, Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).

Los Angeles Air Force Base

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The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) at Los Angeles AFB, California, designs and acquires all Air Force and most Department of Defense space systems.
Los Angeles Air Force Base houses and supports the headquarters of the Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC).

460th Space Wing

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The 460th Wing is assigned to Air Force Space Command.

Space and Missile Systems Center

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, the Air Force intended to select three companies by mid-year 2018 so that the Space and Missile Systems Center could contract for launch system prototypes.
The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) is a part of Air Force Space Command of the United States Air Force, located at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Los Angeles County, California.

Space Development and Test Wing

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The Space Development and Test Wing (SDTW) was a unit of Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center of the United States Air Force.

61st Air Base Group

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The 61st Air Base Group is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Space and Missile Systems Center of Air Force Space Command.

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

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Operations at Vandenberg Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station provide services, facilities and range safety control for the conduct of space launches.
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) (known as Cape Kennedy Air Force Station from 1963 to 1973) is an installation of the United States Air Force Space Command's 45th Space Wing.

21st Space Wing

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The 21st Space Wing is a unit of the United States Air Force Space Command based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

Patrick Air Force Base

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An Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) base, it is home to the 45th Space Wing (45 SW).

Global Positioning System

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When speaking with reporter David Martin, commanding General John E. Hyten was able to state that the program was doing its part in keeping the global world of GPS satellites and other important global satellite usage peaceful. It supports the program executive officer for Space on the NAVSTAR Global Positioning, Defense Satellite Communications and MILSTAR systems.

Eglin AFB Site C-6

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Eglin AFB Site C-6 is an Air Force Space Command radar station which houses the AN/FPS-85 phased array radar, associated computer processing system(s), and radar control equipment.

Military Satellite Communications Systems Wing

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It is one of several wings and other units that make up the Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC).

Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing observatory

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Currently, through its primary mission for Air Force Space Command, the Maui Space Surveillance System combines large-aperture tracking optics with visible and infrared sensors to collect data on near Earth and deep-space objects.