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US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command

Definition/Scope: A major Army command which serves as the Army’s proponent for space and national missile defense and as the Army’s integrator for theater missile defense. (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) serves as the Army Service Component Command to U.S. Strategic Command. USASMDC/ARSTRAT conducts space operations and provides planning, integration, control, and coordination of Army forces and capabilities. USASMDC/ARSTRAT serves as the Army’s proponent for space and ground-based midcourse defense and as the operational integrator for global ballistic missile defense. The command also plays a key role in research, development, and acquisition of future technologies as part of its Title 10 responsibilities. USASMDC/ARSTRAT partners with the Missile Defense Agency, supporting its quest to build a missile defense capability for our nation, and takes pride in moving warfighting technologies from concept to combat. They have two headquarters which are based at Redstone Arsenal, AL and Colorado Springs, CO.



Used For:

AAMDC
Air and Missile Defense Command
AMDC
Army Air and Missile Defense Command
SMDC
US Army Missile Defense Command

Broader Terms:

Air Defense
Army Service Component Command
Fort Bliss
missile defense
USSTRATCOM space components

Narrower Terms:

94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command
Army Missile Defense Task Force
Army Space Command (Forward)
Deputy Area Air Defense Commander
Force Development and Integration Center
Future Warfare Center
Missile Defense and Space Technology Center
Space and Missile Defense Acquisition Center
Space and Missile Defense Battle Lab
Space Modeling and Simulation

Related Terms:

Alabama
major Army commands
Redstone Arsenal


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