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Schriever Air Force Base

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Schriever Air Force Base (Schriever AFB) is a base of the United States Air Force located approximately 10 miles (16 kilometers) east of Peterson AFB near Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. [1]

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Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center

Located at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center is a direct reporting unit of Headquarters, United States Air Force.

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Air Force Reserve Command

The Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

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Air Force Satellite Control Network

The Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) provides support for the operation, control, and maintenance of a variety of United States Department of Defense and some non-DoD satellites.

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Air Force Space Command

Air Force Space Command (AFSPC), sometimes referred to informally as U.S. Space Command, is a major command of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

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Ballistic missile

A ballistic missile follows a ballistic trajectory to deliver one or more warheads on a predetermined target.

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Bernard Adolph Schriever

General Bernard Adolph Schriever (September 14, 1910 – June 20, 2005), also known as Bennie Schriever, was a United States Air Force general.

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Colorado

Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado as well as the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States.

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Communications satellite

A communications satellite is an artificial satellite that relays and amplifies radio telecommunications signals via a transponder; it creates a communication channel between a source transmitter and a receiver at different locations on Earth.

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El Paso County, Colorado

El Paso County is one of the 64 counties of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Global Positioning System

The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally Navstar GPS, is a satellite-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force.

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Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense

Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense (JFCC IMD) is a component of United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).

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Kirtland Air Force Base

Kirtland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in the southeast quadrant of the Albuquerque, New Mexico urban area, adjacent to the Albuquerque International Sunport.

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Milstar

Milstar, originally meaning Military Strategic and Tactical Relay, is a constellation of military communications satellites in geostationary orbit, which are operated by the United States Air Force, and provide secure and jam-resistant worldwide communications to meet the requirements of the Armed Forces of the United States.

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Missile Defense Agency

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has its origins in the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) which was established in 1983 by Ronald Reagan which was headed by Lt. General James Alan Abrahamson.

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Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center

In the military of the United States, the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC), formerly Joint National Integration Center (JNIC) and before that the Joint National Test Facility (JNTF), at the Schriever Air Force Base is responsible for the missile defense analysis of the Missile Defense Agency.

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Nevada Test and Training Range

The Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) is one of two military training areas used by the United States Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

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Peterson Air Force Base

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.

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Satellite navigation

A satellite navigation or satnav system is a system that uses satellites to provide autonomous geo-spatial positioning.

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SolarStrong

SolarStrong is a plan to equip United States military housing and other structures with photovoltaic system Solar panels.

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Space and Missile Systems Center

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.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command

The United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) is a specialized major command within the United States Army.

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United States Department of Defense

The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.

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100th Missile Defense Brigade

100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense), known as 100th MDB (GMD), is a multi-component Army national guard brigade headquartered at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.

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25th Space Range Squadron

The 25th Space Range Squadron is a non-flying squadron of the United States Air Force.

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2d Space Wing

The 2d Space Wing was a wing of the United States Air Force.

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310th Space Wing

The 310th Space Wing is an Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force.

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392d Training Squadron

The United States Air Force's 392d Training Squadron (392 TRS) is an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) training unit at Vandenberg AFB, California.

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50th Space Wing

The 50th Space Wing is a wing of the United States Air Force under the major command of Air Force Space Command.

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527th Space Aggressor Squadron

The 527th Space Aggressor Squadron (527 SAS) is a non-flying United States Air Force unit assigned to the 57th Adversary Tactics Group.

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57th Wing

The 57th Wing (57 WG) is an operational unit of the United States Air Force Warfare Center, stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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Redirects here:

Consolidated Space Operations Center, Falcon AFB, Falcon Air Force Base, Falcon Air Force Station, Schriever AFB, Schriever AFB, Colorado.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schriever_Air_Force_Base

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