Air Force Special Operations Command
- Space command safety strategy. Ashy, Joseph W. // Flying Safety;Jun96, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p16
Focuses on the space command safety efforts of the United States Air Force Space Command. Requirements for a military organization to be effective and combat ready; Fourfold strategy to improve the preservation of human and equipment resources; Goals for improving flying safety; Major missions...
- Air Force Space Command. // Airman;Jan2003, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p10
Features the U.S. Air Force Space Command. Responsibilities of the officials; Provision of the land-based ballistic missile portion of the nation's strategic nuclear deterrent forces.
- First satellite-flying unit inactivated. Richmond, Mike // Airman;Aug98, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p13
Reports on the inactivation of the 6th Space Operations Squadron during a ceremony on the Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. Number of years of service of the Squadron; Work performed by the group; Transfer of control of the program handled by the Squadron to the National Oceanic and...
- Power Flex Positive. // GPS World;Oct2010, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p12
The article reports on the move of the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) to activate its long-awaited Flex Power demonstration for global positioning system (GPS) in the U.S.
- U.S. defines missions for military spaceplane. Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/13/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p362
Reports on the US Air Force Space Command's project to field a transatmospheric spaceplane squadron by 2030. The project lead by the Command's Integrated Concept Team (ICT); Specific mission capabilities being defined; Envisioned role of a spaceplane in long-range Air Force plans; Remarks of...
- John R. Quetsch Memorial Lecture. // Armed Forces Comptroller;Summer2002, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p25
Focuses on the lecture of Lance Lord, commander of the U.S. Air Force Space Command, about the need for effective communication. Questions regarding real communication; Significance of communication; Goals for his command.
- Air Force Decommissions CHIRP. Host, Pat // Defense Daily;12/6/2013, p6
The article reports that the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center decommissioned the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) sensor on December 6, 2013 after having accomplished its objectives.
- Thule Trippin'. Carter, Austin // Airman;Sep2001, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p30
Provides information on the Thule Air Base between Greenland and Northwest Territories, where the United States (U.S.) Air Force Space Command is located. Climatic condition at Thule; Description on the life of airmen stationed at Thule; Significance of the air base in the national security...
- SBIRS GEO SATELLITES Track Missiles Using Infrared Data. // Microwaves & RF;Feb2014, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p22
The article reports on the launch of the second Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite by the Infrared Space Systems Directorate at the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center in 2014.