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Posted 12/4/2012 Printable Fact Sheet


114th Range Operations Squadron (ROPS)
DSN: 854-4007 COMM: 321-494-4007 Current as of 1 Dec 2012

Mission: The 114th Range Operations Squadron (ROPS) mission is three-fold: to provide critical space launch range safety and instrumentation support to the 45th Operations Group during all launches from Cape Canaveral AFS/Kennedy Space Center ensuring safe access to space. The 114 ROPS also operates and maintain the Transportable Command and Telemetry System (TCATS), a highly deployable telemetry and mobile range safety system under Air Force Space Command's weapon systems arsenal. Lastly, as an Air National Guard asset the 114 ROPS is also available for state contingencies (hurricanes, floods, fires, domestic response, etc.) and is subject to activation by the Governor of Florida in times of emergency. Its primary mission, once activated, is to man the Emergency Support Function #5 (Information and Planning) at the State Emergency Operations Center - Tallahassee, FL which involves collecting, analyzing, processing and disseminating information for potential or actual disasters/emergencies in order for Federal Government agencies to provide humanitarian assistance to the affected hard hit areas.

Commander: Lt Col John A. Malpass
Senior Enlisted: CMSgt Leigh Dumas

Location: Patrick AFB, Brevard County, Florida
Cape Canaveral Air Station
Patrick AFB, FL 32925
Brevard County

US Senior Senator Bill Nelson
US Junior Senator Marco Rubio
US Congressman for District 15 Congressman Dennis Ross
State Senator for District 13 Senator Andy Gardiner
State Senator for District 16 Senator Thad Altman
State Representative for District 50 Representative Tom Goodson
State Representative for District 51 Representative Steve Crisafulli
State Representative for District 52 Representative Ritch Workman
State Representative for District 53 Representative John Tobia

COMM: 321-494-4007
DSN: 854-4007

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