A war-fighting construct means we'll have an air component, a maritime component, a space component, and right now, a missile defense component, pending the outcome of the BMDR
It's really going to be up to the BMDR
where we are maturity wise and policy wise," he said.
6) The BMDR
report states that "the role of nuclear weapons in these regional deterrence architectures can be reduced by increasing the role of missile defense and other capabilities.
In particular, the BMDR directed us to further examine ballistic missile defense in the European theater of operations.
As the BMDR report noted: "It is difficult to predict precisely how the threat to the U.
21) The 2010 BMDR
notes this more tactical quality by observing that missile defenses support "military freedom of maneuver, by helping to negate the coercive potential of regional actors intent on inhibiting and disrupting U.
As acknowledged in the BMDR
, 'regional demand for U.