USASMDC/ARSTRAT Update 2012 AUSA Missile Systems Conference
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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. Our Reporting Chain. USASMDC / ARSTRAT. JFCC IMD. “. Three Hats.

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USASMDC/ARSTRATUpdate2012 AUSA Missile Systems ConferenceMaximizing Capabilities and Targets of Opportunities in Austere Times 

Mr. Tom Webber

Deputy Director

USASMDC/ARSTRAT Technical Center

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Our Reporting Chain

USASMDC / ARSTRAT

JFCC 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.

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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)

Three Core Tasks:

1732 - Military

910 - Department of the Army Civilians

2790 - Contractors

Personnel:

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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

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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

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

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Deliverables:TRADOC’s Army proponent for Space, Global Missile Defense (GMD), and High Altitude (HA)Generate Space, GMD and HA requirements for the ArmyDevelop 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 ExcellenceConduct 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

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

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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 EffortsNano-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

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Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW)Key PointsMission

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

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25K Transportable Target Launcher and Economical TBM (ET-1)Key PointsMission

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 - 1000+ surplus motors available; dual thrust solid propellant; excellent safety record

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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.

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Launch on DemandOptimized Orbit PlacementCOCOM Launch Operation FlexibilityRapid 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

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Closing ThoughtsUSASMDC/ARSTRAT is the Army Service Component to USSTRATCOMJFCC-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

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Questions

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