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4th Space Launch Squadron

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Country  United States
Role  Combat Support
Type  Space Launch
Part of  AFSPC/30th Space Wing
4th Space Launch Squadron
Active  1994-1998; 2003-Present
Branch  United States Air Force

The United States Air Force's 4th Space Launch Squadron (4 SLS) is a space launch unit located at Vandenberg AFB, California.

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History

Launched surveillance and meteorological satellites into polar earth orbit, 1994-1998. Managed operations for Atlas V and Delta IV Evolved expendable Launch Vehicles (EELVs), 2003-.

Previous designations

  • 4th Space Launch Squadron (1994-1998; 2003–Present)
  • Major Command

  • Air Force Space Command (29 March 1994-29 June 1998; 1 December 2003–Present)
  • Wings/Groups

  • 30th Space Wing (15 April 1994-29 June 1998; 1 December 2003–Present)
  • Bases stationed

  • Vandenberg AFB, California (15 April 1994-29 June 1998; 1 December 2003–Present)
  • Decorations

  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • 1 January 1998-29 June 1998
  • 1 January 1997-31 December 1997
  • 1 October 1996-30 September 1997
  • 1 October 1994-30 September 1996
  • Aircraft & Missiles Operated

  • Delta IV (2003–Present)
  • Atlas V (2003–Present)
  • Titan IV (1995–1997)
  • Titan II (1997–1998)
  • References

    4th Space Launch Squadron Wikipedia


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