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8th Space Warning Squadron

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Country  United States
Role  Missile Warning
Type  Space Operations
8th Space Warning Squadron
Active  1986-1995, 1997-Present
Branch  United States Air Force
Part of  Air Force Reserves/310th Space Wing

The United States Air Force's 8th Space Warning Squadron (8 SWS) is an Air Force Reserve missile warning unit located at Buckley AFB, Colorado. 8 SWS works alongside its active duty counterpart, the 2d Space Warning Squadron, on the DSP and SBIRS programs.

Contents

Major command

  • Air Force Reserves (???- ???)
  • Air Force Space Command
  • Wing/Group

  • 310th Space Wing (???-Present)
  • Previous designations

  • 8th Space Warning Squadron (30 July 1999–Present)
  • 8th Space Operations Squadron (22 August 1997 – 1 October 1998)
  • 8th Space Warning and Surveillance Squadron (???)
  • 8th Space Warning Squadron (15 May 1992 – 30 September 1995)
  • 8th Missile Warning Squadron (26 March 1986 – 15 May 1992)
  • Bases stationed

  • Buckley AFB, Colorado ()
  • Schriever AFB, Colorado (1997–1999)
  • Eldorado AFS, Texas (1986–1995)
  • Equipment Operated

  • Space-based Infrared Satellite System (???-Present)
  • DSP (1997–Present)
  • AN/FPS-115 PAVE PAWS (1986–1995)
  • References

    8th Space Warning Squadron Wikipedia


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