WATCH: U.S. Space Force Renames 45th Space Wing at Patrick Space Force Base to Space Launch Delta 45

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The 45th Space Delta is the host wing for Patrick Space Force

WATCH: The 45th Space Wing has been redesignated as Space Launch Delta 45 as of May 11, 2021. The Space Launch Delta 45 is a delta of the United States Space Force and is assigned to Space Operations Command and headquartered at Patrick Space Force Base in Brevard County. 

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — The U.S. Space Force has renamed the 45th Space Wing that oversees Florida’s launch ranges Space Launch Delta 45.

The Space Launch Delta 45 is a delta of the United States Space Force and is assigned to Space Operations Command and headquartered at Patrick Space Force Base in Brevard County.

The wing also controls Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and is responsible for all space launch operations from the East Coast. It manages the Eastern Range, including launch activities for the Space Force, Department of Defense (DoD), NASA, and other private space corporations

The 45th Space Delta is one of two space launch wings for the U.S. Space Force, being responsible for executing military, intelligence, civil, and commercial space launches using the Eastern Range.

Primary launch vehicles include the Atlas V, Delta IV, Delta IV Heavy, Pegasus, Minotaur, Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy, and Boeing X-37 rockets. It also supports U.S. Navy Trident II D5 ballistic missile tests and evaluation.

The 45th Space Delta is the host wing for Patrick Space Force Base and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, providing base support for NASA, the Air Force’s Technical Applications Center and 920th Rescue Wing, and U.S. Navy’s Naval Ordnance Test Unit.

The 45th Space Wing has been redesignated as Space Launch Delta 45 as of May 11, 2021. The Space Launch Delta 45 is a delta of the United States Space Force and is assigned to Space Operations Command and headquartered at Patrick Space Force Base in Brevard County.
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