Country: United States Region: California
Locale: Yuba County
Latitude: 39° 9' 38" N Longitude: -122° 34' 1" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
39°08′10″N 121°26′11″W USAF- Air Combat Command Beale airbase established in 1942 as Camp Beale named for Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1822–1893) Camp Beale became a USAF installation in April 1951 and was renamed Beale Air Force Base.
Currently http://www.beale.af.mil/ is providing globally integrated Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance..
- ACC / 16th Air Force / 9 Recon Wing (host). Tasking organize, train and equip the fleet of U-2R Dragon Lady and RQ-4 Global Hawk and T-38 Talon aircraft for intelligence gathering,
- US Space Force / SPOC / Space Delta 4 / 7th Space Warning Squadron.
7 SWS is under USSF / SPOC / Space Delta 4 command 7 SWS has originally been activated guarding the US West Coast against sea-launched ICBM's wth the PAVE PAWS radar system http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b9/Pave_Paws_Radar_Screen.jpg
Currently it is the western US outpost responsible for Space Domain Awareness along two lines of effort: Integrated Missile Warning & Defense (IMW/D) and Space Surveillance (SSA).
Their passive mission is IMW/D where they only take action after a missile event has occurred. After sensing a missile within the coverage area the crew takes action in order to warn their assets operating a Raytheon AN/FPS-132 Upgraded Early Warning Radar.
- AFRC / 4th Air Force with 940 Air Refuelling Wing
NOTE: former WSA at grid 39° 9'28"N 121°25'16"W and former alert site at grid 39° 9'31"N 121°26'23"W
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