Supporting the USAF’s Space Wings

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We’re not telling…(click to view full) The units of USAF Space Command have a wide range of functions, from supervising Space Shuttle launches to maintaining surveillance satellites and radars, operating America’s land-based nuclear missiles, and conducting ballistic missile defense. Over the last couple of weeks, a number of contracts have been issued for various support services to these entities. We thought our readers might appreciate a look at several of these contracts at once, rather than just presenting them on a contract by contract basis. USAFSPC Units(click to view full) Sept 11/06: The Air Force is exercising the FY 2007 option to Space Coast Launch Services’ Launch Operations Support Contract (LOSC) at Patrick Air Force Base, FL. This $36 million contract provides for launch support operations, maintenance and engineering support to critical launch, spacecraft and ordnance facilities and support systems owned by the 45th Space Wing at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL. The LOSC contractor is responsible for planning and executing all preventive and corrective maintenance and performing configuration changes to LOSC facilities and systems as necessary, in order to achieve the greatest operational availability for mission support. DoD, civil, and commercial space launches are covered. Work will be […]

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