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Electro-Optical Infrared Weather System – Geostationary declared IOC

Lt. Col. Charles Sandusky, Space Delta 2 deputy commander, listens during a teleconference with Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U. S. Space Force director of operations and communications, as the USSF presents the Electro-Optical Infrared Weather System – Geostationary for operational acceptance and combatant command presentation to U. S. Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2020. The EWS-G system collects weather imagery to enable fielded forces to perform environmental reconnaissance and cloud characterization over the Indian Ocean region. EWS-G is a component of the Family of Systems comprising space and terrestrial environmental monitoring assets in the Space-Based Environmental Enterprise portfolio. On Sept. 1, 2020, the USSF also declared Initial Operational Capability for the system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Bertain)

Lt. Col. Charles Sandusky, Space Delta 2 deputy commander, listens during a teleconference with Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U. S. Space Force director of operations and communications, as the USSF presents the Electro-Optical Infrared Weather System – Geostationary for operational acceptance and combatant command presentation to U. S. Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2020. The EWS-G system collects weather imagery to enable fielded forces to perform environmental reconnaissance and cloud characterization over the Indian Ocean region. EWS-G is a component of the Family of Systems comprising space and terrestrial environmental monitoring assets in the Space-Based Environmental Enterprise portfolio. On Sept. 1, 2020, the USSF also declared Initial Operational Capability for the system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Bertain)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Lt. Col. Charles Sandusky, Space Delta 2 deputy commander, listens during a teleconference with Maj. Gen. DeAnna Burt, U. S. Space Force director of operations and communications, as the USSF presents the Electro-Optical Infrared Weather System – Geostationary for operational acceptance and combatant command presentation to U. S. Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2020. The EWS-G system collects weather imagery to enable fielded forces to perform environmental reconnaissance and cloud characterization over the Indian Ocean region. EWS-G is a component of the Family of Systems comprising space and terrestrial environmental monitoring assets in the Space-Based Environmental Enterprise portfolio. On Sept. 1, 2020, the USSF also declared Initial Operational Capability for the system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Bertain)

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