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Vol 1 Unit 2

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Identify the four primary space mission areas as defined by the DOD Space control, space force enhancement, space support, force application
what is the space control mission area? Space control operations provide freedom of action in space for friendly forces, and denying it to an enemy.
What are the five space force enhancement functions? ISR; ITW/AA; Environmental Monitoring; Communication; Position, Velocity, time, and navigation.
What does the space force application mission include? Ballistic missile defense and force protection.
which doctrine is relatively slow to change? Basic doctrine, and it sets the tone and vision for future doctrine development.
What term is used by the Air Force as an equilvalent definition of the space control mission? The Air Force uses counterspace as an equivalent definition of the space control mission.
List the three components of counterspace operations Space situational awareness; Offensive counterspaceoperations; Defensive counterspace operations.
The missile warning discipline correlated to which counterspace component? Missile warning can be directly correlated to the counterspace function, DCS component.
Who executes tactical control of joint air and space component forces through an ACO? The JFACC executes tactical control of joint air and space component forces through an ACO
What is the mission of USSTRATCOM? To provide the nation with global deterrence capabilities and synchronized DOD effects to combat adversary weapons of mass destruction worldwide.
What is the primary objectives of USSTRATCOM? Space, global strike and integration, ISR, network warfare, integrated missile defense, and combating weapons of mass destruction.
What is the purpose of SCC-WMD? The SCC-WMD serves to plan, advocate and advise the commander on WMD-related matters. The center provides recommendations to dissuade and prevent the acquisition, development or use of WMD and associated technology.
Identify the four service components that assist USSTRATCOM? AFSPC; SMDC/ARSTRAT; MARFORSTRAT; FFC
What is JFCC-GSI? Optimizes, planning, integrating, execution adn force management of assigned missions of deterring attacks against the US and its territories.
What is JFCC-IMD? It is responsible for planning, integratingn and coordinating global missile defense operations and support.
What is the mission of USSTRATCOM? To provide the nation with global deterrence capabilities and synchronized DOD effects to combat adversary weapons of mass destruction worldwide.
What is JFCC-ISR? It is responsible for coordinating global intelligence collection to address DOD worldwide operations adn national intelligence requirements.
What is the primary objectives of USSTRATCOM? Space, global strike and integration, ISR, network warfare, integrated missile defense, and combating weapons of mass destruction.
what is JFCC-SPACE? optimizes, planning, execution, and force management of the assigned objectives of coordinating, planning, and conducting space operations
What is the purpose of SCC-WMD? The SCC-WMD serves to plan, advocate and advise the commander on WMD-related matters. The center provides recommendations to dissuade and prevent the acquisition, development or use of WMD and associated technology.
Identify the four service components that assist USSTRATCOM? AFSPC; SMDC/ARSTRAT; MARFORSTRAT; FFC
What is JFCC-GSI? Optimizes, planning, integrating, execution adn force management of assigned missions of deterring attacks against the US and its territories.
What is JFCC-IMD? It is responsible for planning, integratingn and coordinating global missile defense operations and support.
What is JFCC-ISR? It is responsible for coordinating global intelligence collection to address DOD worldwide operations adn national intelligence requirements.
what is JFCC-SPACE? optimizes, planning, execution, and force management of the assigned objectives of coordinating, planning, and conducting space operations
What is JFCC-NW? It ficilitates cooperative engagement with other national entities in computer network defense and network warfare as part of the global information operations mission.
What type of command is AFSPC, and where is it headquartered? AFPSC was created 1SEP1982, as a MAJCOM, and is HQ at peterson AFB, CO
What are AFSPC's strategic priorities? Secure the space domain and provide space combat effects to joint warfighters.
What are AFSPC's strategic priorities? Maintain a safe and secure strategic deterrent and pursue new triad capabilities for the US and its allies.
What are AFSPC's strategic priorities? Make a space acquisition the DOD model for acquisition excellence
What are AFSPC's strategic priorities? Provide world-class professional development and quality-of-life opportunities for our people.
What is the mission of the 14th Air Force? To control and exploit space for global and theater operations, thereby ensuring warfighters are supported by the best space capabiities available.
What is the function of the 614th Space Op Squadron? To manage the day-to-day activities of the Joint Space Op Center, a USSTRATCOM JFCC-level command center.
What four divisions compose the JSpOC? Strategy; combat plans; combat operations; ISR
What is the responsibility of the 1st SCS Monitoring and tracking manmade objects in space, ranging in size from a baseball to the ISS.
What disciplines does the 21st SW accomplish? Three important soace disciplines.. Missile warning, space surveillance and space control.
What is the function of the 21st Op support squ? To provide operational, training, and weather support to all 21 OG geographically separated units by monitoring and responding to operationas issues and activities and initiating actions to remedy, enhancemor revise op policy and procedures.
what area is the 6th SWS responsible for? Is responsible for the Atlantic Ocean and European/Asian landmass respectivel.
What area is the 7th SWS responsible for.? Pacific region of the North American continen.
What is the primary mission for the 6th and 7th SWS? to detet and track SLBM and ICBM from the Atlantic Ocean and Eurasian landmass respectively, and to provide ITW/AA data to the MCC inside of Cheyenne Mountain AFS.
Where are the ballistic Missile Early Warning System squadrons located..? 12 SWS Site I Thule AB, Greenland13 SWS Site II Clear AFS, AlaskaRAF Fylingdaes Site III Pickering, North N=Yorkshire, England
What is the mission of the 20th Space Control Squadron, Det 1.? To operate the AN/FPS-133 surveillance fence radar and to act as the back-up facility to SPCS
Describe the responsibility of the 4th Space control Squadron/ Holloman AFB, NM- responsible for delivering offensive counterspace and space situational awaereness, as appropriate, to rapidly achieve flexible and versatileeffects in support of global and theater campaigns.
What is the mission of the 30th SW? Provides comprehensive spacelift operations support to fulfill war-fighting and national requirements through the $2.5 billion WR.
What is the function of the 2ROPS? Execute real-time command and control of the WR support of spacelife ops, ballistic missile test and eval and aeronautical test activities.
What are the 45th SW responsibilities toward Patrick AFB and Cape Canaveral AFS? Maintains Patrick, Cape Canaveral, Antigua, and ascension Islands and directs all AF and contractor personnel supporting launch, range, and base activities.
What is the funtion of 1ROPS? Provides worldwide costomers: high wuality, requirements tailored, range op, op support management, and scheduling services.
Explain the mission of the 50th SW Operate all DOD satellites, fix satellite problems when they occur, and move satellites into disposal orbits when no longer useful. Operates and manages the AFSCN remote ground facilities and satellite command and control facilities worldwide.
What is the function of the 1SOPS? Augments command and control for: Midcourse Space Experiment (MSX) and research and development (R&D) programs.
what is the function of 2SOPS? Performs the command and control mission for the GPS satellite constellation.
What is the function of 3SOPS? Conducts launch and on-orbit ops for military communiations satellite for the DOD.
What is the function of 4SOPS? Operates the $31 billion Milstar system executing comm management, satellite command and control, and ground segment maintenance for the Milstar constellation.
What Squadron develops, publishes, executes, and enforces the network op tasking order, as well as op and maintaining worldwide remote tracking stations and associated comm systems comprising the AFSCN? The 22d Space op Squ.
AFSCN Det 1 22 SOPS, call sign is COOK
AFSCN Det 2 22 SOPS, call sign is REEF
AFSCN Det 3 22 SOPS, call sign is POGO
AFSCN Det 4 22 SOPS, call sign is HULA
AFSCN Det 5 22 SOPS, call sign is GUAM
Operating location Alpha/Echo call sign is LION
What is the mission of the 460th SW? Provide combatant commanders with superior global surveillance, worldwide missile warning, homeland defense, adn expeditionary forces.
What is the function of the 2 SWS? Operate the DSP satellite constellation. Currently operates the SBIRS.
What is the function of the 11 SWS? Operate the latest SBIRS satellite which is in a highly elliptical orbit and provides an increase in warning time and accuracy.
What is the GCCS? an automated info system designed to support situational awareness and deliberate and crisis planning with the use of an integrated set of analytic tools and flexible data transfer capabilities.
Where is the National Military Command center located and what is its functions? Located in the shield room in the Pentagon, DC. Responsible for monitoring nuclear forces and ongoing conventional military ops, and can be augmented by additional response cells in the event of a crisis.
Where is the USSTRATCOM GOC located and what is its functions? Underneath the USSTRATCOM HQ Offutt AFB NB . GOC serves as the command center for the USSTRATCOM commander for the day-to-day management of his/her forces and for providing situational awareness.
ID the two missions of USNORTHCOM. Conduct op to deter, prevent, and defeat threats adn aggression aimed at the US, its territories, and interests within the assigned AOR.- As directed by the POUS or SOD, provides defense support of civil authorities including consequence management ops
ID the seven task forces that make up USNORTHCOM. Joint force HQ-National Capital Region; JTF-Alaska; JTF-Civil Support; JTF- North; Standing Joint Force HQ-North; US Army North; Air Force North
What are the two missions assigned to NORAD? Mission 1 Aerospace warning includes the monitoring of man-made objects in space, and the detection, validation, and warning of attack against North America whether by aircraft, missile, or space vehicles, utilizing mutual support arrangements with other commands.
What are the two missions assigned to NORAD? Mission 2 Aerospace control includes ensuring air soverignty and air defense of the airspace of the US and Canada
Waht is the function of the 310th space group? to provide Sat C2, space threat analysis, missile warning, communications, and reserves mission evaluation and integration for AFSPC.
Which reserve Squ augments the NOAA and what does it provide? 6SOPS, provides info to both mil and civilian weather agencies, by op the DMSP.
Which reserve squ augments the 17th Test Squ and what are its functions? 14 TS, it validates and enhances warfighter capabilities through testing and eval of space systems.it is responsible for planning,exeuting and reporting on all Force Devel Eval,tactics and concepts testing,and command-directed testing of AFSPC space asset
What is the function of the 114th ROPS? Supports 1ROPS and it is scheduled to operate a new one-of-a-kind mobile range safety system designed to monitor space-vehicles launches from Cape Canaveral.
What is the mission of the Space Innovation and Development Center? To advance full-spectum warfare through rapid innovationm integration, training, testing, and experimentation.
What is the mission of the Space Battlelab? To transform space capabilities into solutions for todays waifighting problems.
What is the function of the 17th Test Sq? To validate and enhance warfighter capabilities through testing and evaluation of space systems.
ID three of the six missions of SMDC/ARSTRAT. Space Ops; Info Ops; Global strike; Integrated missile defense; C2, comm, cpu, intel/surv/recon.; Combating weapons of mass destruction.
which Army unit maintains the Defense Satellite Comm system? 53D Signal Battalion (SATCON) maintains the 24/7 mission of on-orbit command, control and comm of the DSCS.
Which ARMY unit Operates the Joint Tactical Ground Station? 1st space battalions Theater Missile warning company operates the Joint tactical Ground stations.
ID the four areas that the 1C6s provide space operations assessment to AOCs. Comm satellite capability; Navigation satellite capability; weather satellite capability; theater Missile defense capability.
8 duties performed by 1C6 personnel at the Air and Space Ops center. Collets and organizes info from space-based systems to develop plans and procedures that fully integrate and exploit space based systems to achieve battlefield dominance.
8 duties performed by 1C6 personnel at the Air and Space Ops center. Provides space expertise in planning for contingencies and exercises
8 duties performed by 1C6 personnel at the Air and Space Ops center. Provides information on space education, info warfare, multi-spectral imagery, and other warfighter issues.
8 duties performed by 1C6 personnel at the Air and Space Ops center. Coordinates reach-back with space agencies outside the AOC
8 duties performed by 1C6 personnel at the Air and Space Ops center. Assists in the development strategies to gain and maintain space superiority
8 duties performed by 1C6 personnel at the Air and Space Ops center. Provides expertise to other functional areas in the AOC such as Combat search and rescue, weather and communications.
8 duties performed by 1C6 personnel at the Air and Space Ops center. Participates in planning meetings for exercises and developments
8 duties performed by 1C6 personnel at the Air and Space Ops center. Briefs the status of comm satellites, GPS, weather, missile, and anything else that could have space applications
Which AETC Sq provides initial career field training for 1C6 personnel? 533 TRS Space 100; Missile warning; Space control; Space surveillance; and Sat C2 training.
What Navy unit operates the UHF-Follow On/FLTSATCOM system? The NAVSOC, HQ Point Mugu, CA .
what agencys mission is to develop and operate unique and innovative overhead reconnaissance systems and to conduct intelligence related activities.? Develop and operate unique and innovative overhead reconnaissance systems and snducts intelligence related activities essential for US National Security..
What agency leads the front on SINGINT and IA missions? The NSA/CSS
What corporation is a federally funded research and development center and what is its function? The Aerospace Corporations is a federally funded research and development center, adn it is sponsored by the AF. It provides objective tech analyses and assessmnts for spacing programs that serves the national interest.
What agency is the DODs single focal point for space education and training, complementing existing space ed programs? The National Security Space Institute, Located in CO Springs, CO, is the DODs single focal point for space ed and training, complementing existing space ed programs at the AFU, the Naval PG School, and the AFIofT.
ID the four areas for which the NOAA provides accurate and objective scientific info. Ecosystem, Climate, Weather and water, Commerce and transportation...
What is the AF Intel, Surveullance, and Reconnaissance agencys mission? The AF ISR Agencys mission is to deliver multi- sorce intel products, applications, services, adn resources.
What of the following are DOD identified space mission areas? Space control and space force enhancement
What DOD space support function provides the ability to deliver satellites, payloads, and material into space? Spacelift
What AF doctrine defines the most fundamental and enduring beliefs that describes and guide the proper use, presentation, and organisation of air and space forces in military action? Basic Doctrine
What AF doctrine guides the proper organization and employment of air and space forces in the context of distinct objectives, force capabilities, and broad functional areas? Operational
What space mission area attains and maintains a desired degree of space superiority by allowing friendly forces to exploit space capabilities while denying an adversaty's ability to do the same? Space control
What AF operational function component is the result of having sufficient knowledge about space-related conditios, constraints, capabilities, and activities? Space Situational Awareness
What AF operational function is the legal authority exercised over subordinates by vertue of rank or assignment? Command and control
What are space opperation discipline? Sat C2, space control, and missile warning
Who executes operational and administrative control of assigned AF forces through an A-Staff? Combatant AF forces (COMAFFOR)
which USSTRATCOM joint functional component command JFCC optimizes planning, execution and force managment of space operations? JFCC-SPACE
Which USSTRATCOM service component provides space forces and intercontinental ballistic missile forces? AFSPC
What is the mission of AF space command To defend the US through the control and exploitation of space.
What is the mission of the 14th AF? Controls and exploits space for global and theater operations
who is responsible for managing the operational and communications functions of the JSpOC? 614th Space Operation Squadrons
Which JSpOC division performs operationas planning to develop execution orders for joint space operations?? Combat Plans
What squadron operates the SPADOC-4 system? 1 Space Control Squadron
What is the secondary mission of the 12 space warning squadron. SWS? Perform space surveillance
What is the limitation of DET 1, 21 OG? Mission operations are limited to relatively clear sky conditions at night.
The 76th Space Control Squadron operates the Counter Communications System, what is the designed purpose of the CCS? To disrupt satellite-based communications using reversible, non-distructive means.
What is the mission of the 30th SW? Support war fighting and national requirements with the western range.
Which squadron belongs to the 30th SW? 2nd Range Operation Squadron
What is a unique function of the 2ROPS? Handles railroad traffic
which squadron belongs to the 45th SW? 1st Range Operation Squadron
what is the mission of the 45th Sw? Operate the eastern range
What is the mission of the 50th SW? Conducts DOD satellites operations, and fixes problems when they occur
Which squadron operates the Milstar system> 4 SOPS
Which squadron develops, publishes, executes and enforces the network operations tasking order? 22 SOPS
What is the mission of the 460th SW? Provides superior global surveillance and worldwide missle warning
What squadron operates the DSP satellite constellation? 2 SWS
What is the designed purpose of the Global Command and Control System GCCS? It supports the situational awareness adn deliberate crisis planning of warfighters
What center serves as the command center of USSTRATCOM commander for the day to day managment of his/her forces and for providing situational awareness? USSTRATCOM Global Operation Center GOC`
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