213th Space Warning Squadron
|213th Space Warning Squadron|
213th Space Warning Squadron emblem
|Branch||Air National Guard|
|Part of||Attached to 168th Air Refueling Wing|
|Garrison/HQ||Clear Air Force Station, Anderson, Alaska, USA|
213th Space Warning Squadron (213 SWS) of the Alaska Air National Guard provides early Warning of Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBMs) and Submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBMs) to the Missile Correlation Center (MCC) at the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). The squadron is a geographically separated unit of the 168th Air Refueling Wing.
In 21 May 2004 the squadron took over the operations of Clear Air Force Station. The 213th Space Warning Squadron was activated on 30 August 2006. Nearly 100 Guardsmen assigned to the 213 Space Warning Squadron perform the daily missile warning and space surveillance mission at Clear Air Force Station near Anderson, Alaska.
- Susan Rosenfeld Ph.D; Charles J. Gross Ph.D (2007). Air National Guard at 60: A History. Defense Dept., Air National Guard. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-16-079501-5. Retrieved 31 Jan 2012.
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