5th Space Launch Squadron

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5th Space Launch Squadron
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5th Space Launch Squadronemblem
Active 1994-Present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Space Launch
Role Combat Support
Part of USAF Group
Garrison/HQ Patrick Air Force Base

The United States Air Force's 5th Space Launch Squadron is a space launch unit located at Patrick AFB, Florida. The 5th SLS is tasked with launch and support of the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles.

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The 5th Space Launch Squadron was constituted on 29 March 1994 and activated on 14 April 1994. It was subsequently inactivated on 29 June 1998, and then reactivated on 1 December 2003.

Previous designations[edit]

  • 5th Space Launch Squadron (1994–1998; 2003–Present)

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