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2nd Space Warning Squadron

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2d Space Warning Squadron
21st Space Wing - Defense Satellite Program.jpg
Active1992–present
Country United States
Branch United States Space Force
RoleMissile Warning
Part ofAir Force Space Command
Garrison/HQBuckley AFB, Colorado
Nickname(s)Squawkin' Dogs[citation needed]
Motto(s)Ils Ne Passeront Pas French They Shall Not Pass
Insignia
2d Space Warning Squadron emblem (Approved 2 March 1995)[1]
2d Space Warning Squadron.png

The 2d Space Warning Squadron Is part of the 460th Space Wing at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. It operates the Space-Based Infrared System satellites conducting global monitoring for significant infrared events.

The squadron's mission is to operate and maintain the Space-Based Infrared System. Additionally, it reports ballistic missile and space launches, nuclear detonations, and infrared data of operational value to the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense, combatant commanders, intelligence agencies, and global warfighters.[2]

Operations

On 7 January 2020 2nd Space Warning Squadron detected the launches of more than a dozen missiles against US and coalition partners.[3] This provided crucial warning to the warfighters, which helped them to take cover.[3]

History

The squadron has operated ground stations set up to control the Defense Support Program (DSP) and Space-Based Infrared System, space-based surveillance systems configured to detect and report ballistic missile launches, space launches, and nuclear detonations since 1992.

Lineage

  • Constituted as the 2d Space Communications Squadron on 1 May 1992
Activated on 15 May 1992
Redesignated 2d Space Warning Squadron on 1 May 1993[1]

Assignments

Stations

Systems Operated

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Robertson, Patsy (September 24, 2008). "Factsheet 31 Fighter Wing (USAFE)". Air Force Historical Research Agency. Archived from the original on 2013-12-31. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c No byline. "Buckley AFB Factsheets 460th Operations Group". 460th Space Wing Public Affairs. Archived from the original on February 12, 2008. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Nathan Strout (17 Sep 2020) US Space Force confirms Space Based Infrared System detected missile attack in January

Bibliography

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

External links

This page was last edited on 5 October 2020, at 01:18
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