Space Delta 8

Space Delta 8 (DEL 8) is a United States Space Force unit which provides satellite communications and the world’s standard for Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) signals through the Global Positioning System, providing the focal point for U.S. protected and assured Military SATCOM as well providing the only global utility for PNT signals to both military and civilian users.[3]

U.S. Space Force satellite communications and navigation warfare unit

Space Delta 8

Emblem of Space Delta 8
Founded 24 July 2020; 16 months ago (2020-07-24)
Country  United States
Branch  United States Space Force
Type Delta
Role Satellite communication and navigation warfare
Part of Space Operations Command
Headquarters Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, U.S.
Motto(s) “Masters of Space”
Website www.schriever.spaceforce.mil/Units/Space-Delta-8/
Commanders
Commander ColMatthew E. Holston
Deputy Commander Lt Col Jason Powell[1]
Superintendent CMSgt Michael J. Rozneck[2]
Insignia
Guidon
Military unit

Activated on 24 July 2020, the delta is headquartered at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. Its current commander is ColonelMatthew E. Holston.[4][5][6]

It replaced the 50th Operations Group, which had been part of the former 50th Space Wing.[6][7]

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Name Function Headquarters Spacecraft
Squadrons
50th Operations Support Squadron Operational training and certification, tactics development, engineering support, and crew force management Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado
2nd Space Operations Squadron Navigation warfare[8] Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Navstar Global Positioning System
4th Space Operations Squadron Satellite communication[8] Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Advanced Extremely High Frequency
Defense Satellite Communications System Phase III
Military Strategic and Tactical Relay
Wideband Global Satellite Communications[9]

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