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.
Broader Terms:Air Defense
Narrower Terms:94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command