45th Space Wing [45th SW]
The mission of the 45th Space Wing is to enhance national strength through assured access to space for Department of Defense, civil, and commercial users.
The 45th Space Wing oversees the preparation and lauching of US governmen, civil and commercial satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL. The 45th SW also operates teh Eastern Range.
The 45th SW "Sharks" provides launch facilities, property and services to support NASA and commercial space operations from Cape Canaveral AFS.
The 45th also provides logistics support to the Naval Ordnance Test Unit's missile tests and submarine operations at Cape Canaveral.
It comprises more than 11,000 government and contractor personnel, which are located at Patrick AFB, Cape Canaveral. The annual budget of the 45th Space Wing is $326.8 million.
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