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  • 2nd SOPS accepts new GPS satellite

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron, part of Space Delta 8 headquartered at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, operationally accepted GPS III Space Vehicle 05, the newest satellite in its modernized Global Positioning System constellation June 29, 2021. The satellite enables enhanced worldwide Military Code (M-code) coverage.
  • Space Force ‘operationally accepts’ fourth GPS III satellite in record time

    The U.S. Space Force’s 2nd Space Operations Squadron formally accepted GPS III, Space Vehicle 04 in record time from the spacecraft manufacturer, Lockheed Martin, in what is referred to as operational acceptance on Dec. 1, 2020.
  • As the USSF celebrates its first birthday, Space Flag 21-1 concludes as its premier advanced training

    As the United States Space Force celebrates its first birthday on Dec. 20, the tenth iteration of Space Flag, SF 21-1, concludes successfully in Colorado Springs, Dec. 18.Aligned with the Chief of Space Operations Planning Guidance published earlier this year, Space Flag provides training beyond mission system awareness and offers participants the
  • Space Delta 8 OGV ensures excellence, readiness

    Space Delta 8 Standardization and Evaluation unit ensures the Military Satellite Communications system and Navigation Warfare capabilities remain superior in space by enforcing standards while providing expert evaluations to the 2nd and 4th Space Operations Squadrons.
  • Space Operators visit Lockheed Martin to see GPS III satellite production

    The 2nd Space Operations Squadron had more than 10 Airmen visit Lockheed Martin facilities Aug. 6, to view the GPS III satellite manufacturing process and get a behind-the-scenes look at the next-generation systems.
  • Space Force makes history with all-female 2 SOPS crew

    The Air Force has been providing precise position, navigation and timing for more than 25 years, however a first-of-its-kind crew assumed command and control of its newest satellite this week.
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