has SSA sharing agreements and arrangements with more than 50 commercial entities, 2 inter-governmental organizations (EUMETSAT [European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites] and European Space Agency), and 11 nations (Australia, Canada, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Germany).
One of nine DoD unified combatant commands, USSTRATCOM
has global strategic missions, assigned through the Unified Command Plan, which include strategic deterrence; space operations; cyberspace operations; joint electronic warfare; global strike; missile defense; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; combating weapons of mass destruction; and analysis and targeting.
As stated above, USSTRATCOM
will provide the oversight, planning and control of MUOS resources.
In October 2009, AFSPC transitioned CFEs to USSTRATCOM
as an operational program.
30) General Kevin Chilton, General Cartwright's successor as USSTRATCOM
commander, has said that a CPGS capability would not provide even a 10-for-1 substitute for nuclear weapons for fulfilling U.
Combatant Command/User Sponsor: USSOCOM and USSTRATCOM
Using data from a variety of sensors, ISPAN allows USSTRATCOM
to collaboratively plan missions through an integrated, flexible command and control system.
The expansion of the USSTRATCOM
mission set was part of the long-range vision of Defense Secretary Rumsfeld who used the necessity of establishing a headquarters for an all new USNORTHCOM as leverage to disassemble USSPACECOM.
Former Commander, USSTRATCOM
(invited), IO Operations Engagement of Global Threats
Strategic Command, conducts space operations and provides planning, integration, control and coordination of Army forces and capabilities in support of USSTRATCOM
missions; serves as proponent for space and ground-based midcourse defense and as Army operational integrator for global missile defense; conducts mission related research, development, and acquisition in support of Army Title 10 responsibilities and serves as the focal point for desired characteristics and capabilities in support of USSTRATCOM
With a strong background in developing critical C2 modernization plans, operational architectures, operational concepts, operational requirements, and other life-cycle system engineering documents for the Department of Defense, we look forward to the ongoing opportunities to support the NORAD, USSTRATCOM
, and AFSPC in their mission-critical work," said Ray Oleson, Chairman and CEO of SI International.
The changes will also allow USSTRATCOM
to focus on its mission to provide early warning of a missile attack.