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.


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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