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Fact Sheets

  • 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, N.M. The detachment was the first operational site in the Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep

  • Space Delta 2 - Operating Location Bravo

    DEL 2/OL-B serves as a liaison synchronizing operations between DEL 2 and the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) No. 1 Space Surveillance Unit (1 SSU). OL-B advises DEL 2 leadership on system status and coordinates U.S. support of 1 SSU’s space missions. Facilitating communication between 1 SSU and

  • Space Delta 2, Detachment 2

    Space Delta 2 Detachment 2 is an operational unit that blends work with the AFRL unit stationed  at the Starfire Optical Range. The detachment has an operational Space Domain Awareness (SDA)  mission under Space Operaons Command (SpOC) Delta 2 and an R&D SDA mission under the Air  Force Research

  • 18th Space Defense Squadron Detachment 1

    18th Space Defense Squadron, Det. 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 provides combat focused understanding of on-orbit adversary threats within operationally relevant timelines in

  • 15th Space Surveillance Squadron

    Serves as the command hub for cutting-edge SDA capabilities. They shift optical SDA capabilities from research to the operational environment.