Space Squadron
Space Squadron emblem
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Air Force
TypeSpace Operations
RoleMissile Warning
Part ofAFSPC/14 AF/21st Space Wing
Garrison/HQWoomera AS, Australia
Decorations AFOUA

The United States Air Force's 5th Space Warning Squadron (5 SWS) was a missile warning unit located at Woomera AS, Australia. It used to be known as the 5th Joint Defense Space Communications Squadron.



See also


  1. ^ AFHRA FOIA Req 09-0061: 21st Space Wing Roster of Key Personnel (as of 31 Dec 1996)
  2. ^ AFSPC Special Order GA-10, 2001
  3. ^ AFSPC Special Order GA-97, 2000
  4. ^ AFSPC Special Order GA-09, 1 Nov 1997
  5. ^ AFSPC Special Order GA-15, 1995
  6. ^ AFSPC Special Order GA-095, 1992
  7. ^ Department of the Air Force Special Order GB-161, 1977
  8. ^ Department of the Air Force Special Order GB-830, 1973