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  • SMC Portfolio Architect (SMC/ZA)

    The SMC Portfolio Architect defines and maintains the space enterprise systems architecture, as defined by the USSF operational architecture, and develops the framework to apply collaborative innovation, analysis, and technology baseline planning & integration across international, DoD and other

  • Special Victims’ Counsel

    What is an SVC?A Special Victims’ Counsel (SVC) and Special Victims’ Paralegal (SVP) team provides legal representation for sexual assault survivors.  SVCs must be requested by the victim and are granted in cases where the person requesting services meets eligibility criteria, or when exceptional


    CURRENT BASE CONDITIONS:The base is currently in HPCON CHARLIE.The governor of California issued a statewide “stay-at-home” order to combat the spread of COVID-19. To understand what this means for you and your families at home, visit the California Coronavirus Response website at

  • Pseudorandom Noise Code Assignments

    Information about Global Positioning System (GPS) Pseudorandom Noise (PRN) codes and the PRN Code Assignment process, including related documents, can be found at Global Positioning System is a spread-spectrum system that employs direct-sequence

  • Launch Enterprise Systems Directorate

    Mission The Space and Missile Systems Center's Launch Enterprise Systems Directorate (SMC/LE), was stood up Oct. 14, 2015 at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif. The directorate brings together the Launch Systems Directorate and the Rocket Systems Launch Program, which formerly fell

  • Blue Grit Podcast

    The Blue Grit Podcast features conversations with current and former military leaders, mental health experts, elite athletes, veterans and other individuals who have overcome significant adversity. Each podcast will highlight tactics, techniques and procedures guests used to overcome profound

  • Space and Missile Systems Center

    The Space and Missile Systems Center, a subordinate unit of U.S. Space Force, is the center of technical excellence for developing, acquiring, fielding and sustaining military space systems. SMC's mission is to deliver resilient and affordable space capabilities. The center is responsible for

  • Experimental Launch & Test Division/Rocket System Launch Program

    (Current as of June 2017)Overview             The Experimental Launch & Test Division (LEX) manages the Rocket System Launch Program (RSLP).  LEX is a geographically separated unit of the Launch Enterprise Directorate and is based out of Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.  This division provides

  • Air Force Office of Special Investigations

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations has been the Air Force's major investigative service since Aug.1, 1948. The agency reports to the Inspector General, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. AFOSI provides professional investigative service to commanders of all Air Force activities.

  • Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) Satellite

    Mission/Vision GSSAP satellites will be a space-based capability operating in the near-geosynchronous orbit regime supporting U.S. Strategic Command space surveillance operations as a dedicated Space Surveillance Network (SSN) sensor.GSSAP satellites will support Joint Functional Component Command