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Peterson Air Force Base.
Category. Statistic.
Location. Nevada, USA.
Opened in. In 1942 as "Army Air Base, Colorado Springs". It was developed as a World War II air support base for Army Camp Carson.
Closed in. Still in use.
Operated by. USAF 21st Space Wing.
Owned by. Air Force Space Command.
Outside link http://www.peterson.af.mil/ and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peterson_Air_Force_Base.


Peterson AFB buildings. In the foreground is the Hartinger Building, home of Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) headquarters moved[clarification needed] to Peterson AFB Building 1 in December 1987 from the Chidlaw Building, and the facility was renamed the Hartinger Building in April 2003 NORAD moved to building 2 (out of picture, at bottom) in January 1988 (renamed the Eberhart-Findley Building in 2012). Author: English Wikipedia's User: Ferrous.01.

RAF Fylingdales gives it's data to US-Canadian run North American Aerospace Defense Command at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, under the UK-USA Agreement. It is part of the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System

In 1940, the Lowry bombardier school at Denver and Camp Carson south of Colorado Springs was built (the HQ completed January 31, 1942).

The Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) is stationed there. It is also a major communications hub in the US military system.

See also[]

  1. Noteworthy Air bases