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1 1 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) USASMDC/ARSTRAT Update 2012 AUSA Missile Systems Conference Maximizing Capabilities and Targets of Opportunities in Austere Times Mr. Tom Webber Deputy Director USASMDC/ARSTRAT Technical Center

2 2 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Our Reporting Chain USASMDC / ARSTRATJFCC IMD “Three Hats” Our Mission USASMDC/ARSTRAT conducts space and missile defense operations and provides planning, integration, control and coordination of Army forces and capabilities in support of U.S. Strategic Command missions; serves as the Army force modernization proponent for space, high altitude and global missile defense; serves as the Army operational integrator for global missile defense; and conducts mission-related research and development in support of Army Title 10 responsibilities. Assigned as Commanding General Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense.

3 3 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Organization Provide trained and ready Space and Missile Defense forces and capabilities to the Warfighter and the Nation (today) Build future Space and Missile Defense forces (tomorrow) Research, test, and integrate Space, Missile Defense, cyber, directed energy, & related technologies (day- after-tomorrow) Provide trained and ready Space and Missile Defense forces and capabilities to the Warfighter and the Nation (today) Build future Space and Missile Defense forces (tomorrow) Research, test, and integrate Space, Missile Defense, cyber, directed energy, & related technologies (day- after-tomorrow) Three Core Tasks: Military Department of the Army Civilians Contractors Military Department of the Army Civilians Contractors Personnel:

4 4 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Gold: Space Ops Red:Missile Defense Ops Blue:SATCOM White:HQs, FWC, Technical Center and Army Astronauts Gold: Space Ops Red:Missile Defense Ops Blue:SATCOM White:HQs, FWC, Technical Center and Army Astronauts A Global Command Uniquely Organized – Geographically Well-Positioned HQs USASMDC / ARSTRAT AN/TPY-2 Forward Based Mode - Turkey AN/TPY-2 Forward Based Mode - Israel Regional SATCOM Support Center (RSSC) 49 th Missile Defense Battalion (GMD) Regional SATCOM Support Center Regional SATCOM Support Center Army Astronaut Detachment Huntsville, AL Technical Center Future Warfare Center TCM- Space & Global Missile Defense (SGMD) A&B Co/53 rd Signal Battalion (Payload Control) C Co/53 rd Signal Battalion (Payload Control) D Co/53 rd Signal Battalion (Payload Control) E Co/53 rd Signal Battalion (Payload Control) Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) – EUCOM JTAGS-CENTCOM Army Space Support Teams Commercial Imagery Team Space Support Elements JTAGS-Korea US Army Kwajalein Atoll / Reagan Test Site (USAKA/RTS) Colorado Springs, CO 100 th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-Based Mid-Course Defense) 1 st Space Brigade JTAGS-Japan Global SATCOM Support Center (GSSC) Future Warfare Center AN/TPY-2 Forward Based Mode - Japan 100 th MD Bde Det, VAFB, CA

5 5 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Operations (today) Deliverables: On any given day – provide more than 840 Operational Forces –Support ARFORGEN Cycle of 1:2 AC/1:4 RC with 6 Army Space Support Teams (ARSST), 1 Commercial Imagery Teams (CIT), and 2 Space Support Teams/Detachments (SST/D) –US-based, forward-stationed or deployed –Support missile defense and space operations / requirements Support to Key Named Operations Enduring Freedom Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn Odyssey Dawn/Unified Protector Tomodachi Other Events Defense Support to Civilian Authorities –Missouri and Southeast United States Tornado Recovery Efforts Exercises Support to Key Named Operations Enduring Freedom Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn Odyssey Dawn/Unified Protector Tomodachi Other Events Defense Support to Civilian Authorities –Missouri and Southeast United States Tornado Recovery Efforts Exercises Provide –Missile defense crews 24/7/365, protecting 300 million Americans –Theater missile warning to deployed forces – 4 JTAGS –Wide-band satellite communications services and support – 5 Wideband SATCOM Operations Centers (WSOC) –Joint Friendly Force Tracking –Space based imagery to ground forces (CIT and Geospatial Intelligence) –Space Tracking and Space Situational Awareness capabilities –Operational support for Human Space Flight programs –Life cycle management for Army Space Professionals – Proponent for FA40

6 6 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Deliverables: TRADOC’s Army proponent for Space, Global Missile Defense (GMD), and High Altitude (HA) Generate Space, GMD and HA requirements for the Army Develop Doctrine, Organizations, Training, Materiel, Leader Development, Personnel and Facilities for future Space and GMD forces Develop Space and GMD doctrine; provide doctrinal input to the six warfighting functions Develop, synchronize and integrate Space, GMD, and HA capabilities into the Army Concept Framework Develop the organization for Army Space and Missile Defense Forces Train and educate the Army’s Space and Missile Defense professionals – Recognized as an Institute of Excellence Conduct Army Concept Development, War Gaming, and Experimentation for Space, GMD, and HA Capability Development (tomorrow) Key Efforts Army 2020 Task Force Army Concept Framework Profession of Arms Campaign Army Space Operations White Paper Unified Quest 2012 Vigilant Shield 2012 Schriever Wargame 2012 High Altitude Strategy Combat SkySat Demonstration Joint Friendly Force Tracking Support JTAGS Capabilities Needs Analysis Operationally Responsive Space Key Efforts Army 2020 Task Force Army Concept Framework Profession of Arms Campaign Army Space Operations White Paper Unified Quest 2012 Vigilant Shield 2012 Schriever Wargame 2012 High Altitude Strategy Combat SkySat Demonstration Joint Friendly Force Tracking Support JTAGS Capabilities Needs Analysis Operationally Responsive Space Perform studies and analysis, modeling and simulation of Space, GMD, and HA capability development for Army requirements Support Army leader development – teach space operations at all levels of leader education

7 7 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Materiel Development (day-after-tomorrow) Deliverables: Operate U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site (USAKA/RTS) –Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) –Space Surveillance/Space Situational Awareness Lead Space, High Altitude and Missile Defense Research and Development Initiatives –Develop Nano-satellite technologies: –Executing Agent with program management responsibilities for the Long Endurance Multi Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) program –Develop Solid State Laser capability – Directed Energy –Develop High Power Microwave systems and other technologies for Counter-IED –Project Manager for Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) development Research and develop cyber capabilities to support Army Cyber Command and increase Mission Assurance Spearheading Electric Fires initiative for HQDA with DA G2, TRADOC (FCOE & MCOE), and ARCYBER Key Efforts Nano-Satellite Technologies –SMDC-ONE launched 2010 –Kestrel Eye planned for 2013 –SMDC Nano-Satellite Program JCTD Soldier-Warfighter Operationally Responsive Deployer for Space (SWORDS) JCTD High Energy Laser Technology Demonstrator –Successful demonstration of beam control system against mortars in design reference mission scenarios 1QFY12 LEMV operational deployment in 2012 AHW –Successful Flight Test (FT-1A) on 17 November 2011 Counter-IED –LightGuard Minotaur Early User Test Key Efforts Nano-Satellite Technologies –SMDC-ONE launched 2010 –Kestrel Eye planned for 2013 –SMDC Nano-Satellite Program JCTD Soldier-Warfighter Operationally Responsive Deployer for Space (SWORDS) JCTD High Energy Laser Technology Demonstrator –Successful demonstration of beam control system against mortars in design reference mission scenarios 1QFY12 LEMV operational deployment in 2012 AHW –Successful Flight Test (FT-1A) on 17 November 2011 Counter-IED –LightGuard Minotaur Early User Test

8 8 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) Key Points Mission Cooperatively develop an alternative vehicle to broaden research and development and reduce risk to the Prompt Global Strike program. Helps fill the conventional strike gap Discernible non-ballistic trajectory Maneuverability for over flight avoidance Compatible with U.S. Air Force (USAF) land-based continental US deployment Conventional payload delivery capability within Conventional Prompt Global Strike timeline requirements Advances state-of-the-art for thermal protection system materials and navigation, guidance & control Successful Flight Test on 17 Nov 11

9 9 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) 25K Transportable Target Launcher and Economical TBM (ET-1) Key Points Mission Launches Targets Weighing up to 25,000 Lbs From Remote Sites / Provides a Low Cost Target Vehicle Representative of Tactical Ballistic Missile Threats One of three component programs which seek to advance army integrated missile defense operational testing capability Unguided, unitary, rail launched and spin stabilized missile  Length = 183.5”, Diameter = 14”  Down Range: 100 Km, Altitude: 80 Km Low cost tactical ballistic missile target with cost goal < $350 K ea (not including deployment cost); Current program funding will allow for 3 sets of hardware. GFE Rocket Motor surplus motors available; dual thrust solid propellant; excellent safety record

10 10 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) Key Points Mission Demonstrate that a Mobile Solid State Laser (SSL) Weapon System Can Provide Effective Counter Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar (C-RAM) and Counter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (C-UAV) Capabilities in a Relevant Operational Environment Capable of Wide Range of RAM and UAV Engagements Integrated with Army Organic Battlefield Sensors and C3I Low Power Testing Completed – Dec 2011  45 of 45 mortar rounds successfully tracked Laser Installation and Check Out – Nov 2012 High Power (10 kW IPG) Field Tests with Adaptive Optics – Jan 2013 Fuel efficient – takes less than 2 cups of diesel to fire a 100 kW laser for a 4 second lethal engagement.

11 11 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Launch on Demand Optimized Orbit Placement COCOM Launch Operation Flexibility Rapid Augmentation in Event of Hostilities via Low Cost Deployable Launcher SWORDS Graphical User Interface on Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) Same Pass Tactical User Tasking and Image Delivery Store / Forward Imagery Passing Tasking, Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (TPED) Integration Kestrel Eye Space & Missile Defense Command (SMDC) Nanosatellite Program (SNaP) Soldier- Warfighter Operationally Responsive Deployer for Space SWORDS) Functionally effective Data/Comm Capability Low Burden Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) Capability Multi-functional relay Capability Tailored Constellation Mission Matching SNaP Responsive Space Initiatives – JCTD Focus Kestrel Eye

12 12 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Closing Thoughts USASMDC/ARSTRAT is the Army Service Component to USSTRATCOM JFCC-IMD is the functional component to USSTRATCOM for Missile Defense CG USASMDC/ARSTRAT commands JFCC IMD because of the capabilities USASMDC/ARSTRAT contributes as the ASCC Uniquely Organized Operations: 1 st Space Brigade, 100 th Missile Defense Brigade Capability Development: Future Warfare Center Materiel Development: Technical Center Geographically Well-positioned Huntsville: co-located with MDA, AMC/AMCOM/ACC, PEO Missiles and Space, PEO Aviation, MSIC, NASA, and the technical base there Colorado Springs: co-located with MDA, NORTHCOM, US Air Force Space Command, JFCC IMD, and the technical base there Providing critical capabilities to Combatant Commanders and Warfighters

13 13 The sun never sets on USASMDC/ARSTRAT “Secure the High Ground” Distribution A – 2113 (As of 23 Apr 2012) Questions


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