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8th Space Warning Squadron

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8th Space Warning Squadron

8th Space Warning Squadron
8th Space Warning Squadron emblem
Active 1986-1995, 1997-Present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Space Operations
Role Missile Warning
Part of Air Force Reserves/310th Space Wing
Garrison/HQ Buckley AFB, Colorado
Decorations AFOUA

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.




Major command


Previous designations

  • 8th Space Warning Squadron (30 July 1999–Present)
  • 8th Space Operations Squadron (22 August 1997-1 October 1998)[1]
  • 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

Equipment Operated

Photo gallery

See also


  1. ^ [1]

External links

  • 460th Space Wing: Buckley AFB home page

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