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  • LAUNCH AND RANGE SYSTEMS DIRECTORATE (SMC/LR)

    LAUNCH AND RANGE SYSTEMS DIRECTORATE (SMC/LR)Posted Printable Fact Sheet Mission The Launch and Range Systems Directorate's mission is to acquire, operate and sustain affordable expendable launch and range capability providing 100% mission success. This capability provides assured access to space for the nation.Note: In early 2012, SMC/LR divested
  • Lodging and Arrival Information

    24-Hour Arrival Point The Vandenberg Lodge Reception Desk, Bldg. 13005, has been designated the base's 24-hour arrival point. To reach the Lodge from the main gate, proceed on California Boulevard to the first fork in the road and bear right onto Oregon Avenue. Go through the stop sign and the Lodge is clearly identified on the left approximately
  • LGM-30 MINUTEMAN III

    Mission The LGM-30G Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is an element of the nation's strategic deterrent forces. The "L" in LGM ;is the Department of Defense designation for silo-launched; "G" means surface attack; and "M" stands for guided missile. Features The Minuteman is a strategic weapon system using a ballistic missile of
  • Local Area Information

    California's Central CoastVandenberg is located on California's "Central Coast". Vandenberg and central California's coastal residents consider their environment mild. The 150 square mile area midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is surrounded by the Santa Ynez Mountains, the Pacific shore, and ranches of northern Santa Barbara and San Luis
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