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  • Experimental Launch & Test Division/Rocket System Launch Program

    (Current as of June 2017)Overview             The Experimental Launch & Test Division (LEX) manages the Rocket System Launch Program (RSLP).  LEX is a geographically separated unit of the Launch Enterprise Directorate and is based out of Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.  This division provides space launch for all government programs, to
  • Economic Impact

    Air Force Space Command's Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif., has more than a $1.8 billion impact on the economy of the greater metropolitan Los Angeles area annually.The total impact of a military base on its economic area is the sum of base's annual payroll, expenditures, and estimated dollar
  • Exceptional Family Member Program, Overseas Clearance and PCS: How Does It Work?

    Permanent Change of Station season is almost upon us, and with such an exciting time in a military family's life, it is good to start preparing ahead of time.All military members receiving orders overseas will have to accomplish a Family Member Relocation Clearance (FMRC), which medically clears all family members traveling to an overseas location.
  • Enhanced Polar System

    MissionThe Enhanced Polar System (EPS) represents an evolution of requirements for protected extremely high frequency (EHF) satellite communications in the North Polar Region. EPS is the next-generation SATCOM system that will replace the current Interim Polar System (IPS) and serve as a polar adjunct to the Advanced EHF system.BackgroundEPS will
  • Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle

    Overview   The Launch Enterprise Directorate of the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, manages the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program.  The program provides the United States (U.S.) assured access to space (defined as at least two launch systems or families of launch systems) with three families