space and missile systems center news

  • GPS III SV04 Receives Operational Acceptance

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.--Global Positioning System III Space Vehicle (SV) 04 received United States Space Force’s Operational Acceptance approval on Dec. 1- marking yet another significant milestone for the GPS III program, Space and Missile Systems Center and USSF. It is the fourth GPS III satellite delivered into the operational constellation in the past 12 months and the second in the past three months. Additionally, this is the first GPS III vehicle delivered to the warfighter through an expedited satellite control authority transfer process, which cuts ten days off the previous operational acceptance timeline.
  • Thanksgiving Holiday gatherings and Suspension of Trusted Traveler Program

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Effective Nov. 25 at 6:00 a.m. PDT, leadership from the Space and Missile Systems Center and the 61st Air Base Group will update the local health protection condition (HPCON) from “Bravo” to “Charlie.”
  • Winners Announced for US/UK Partnered International Space Pitch Day

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.- U.S Space Force’s Space And Missile Systems Center, (SMC) along with its partners have announced the winners of International Space Pitch Day (ISPD).