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2. AIR / ACC / Beale airbase

Last modified: 04 Apr 2021, submitted by: Joker
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Country: United States    Region: California

Locale: Yuba County

Latitude: 39° 9' 38" N     Longitude: -122° 34' 1" E

Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE

   
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3908′10″N 12126′11″W USAF- Air Combat Command Beale airbase established in 1942 as Camp Beale named for Edward Fitzgerald Beale (18221893) 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..

Units:
- 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 12125'16"W and former alert site at grid 39 9'31"N 12126'23"W


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