While some may think it's simply arguing semantics, calling the Multi-Domain initiative a battle vs. an operation truly has the potential to change the game with regards to how the military identifies the effort. Understanding why language matters and getting a grasp on the importance of having a singular definition is key in the overall success of this multifaceted approach.
Retired LTG Richard Formica is a former CG of the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command. He is
the current Vice President of CALIBRE Systems and a speaker at the upcoming Integrated Air and Missile
Defense Summit, running November 28 - 30, 2018 in Washington, D.C. General Formica sat down with the
IDGA to discuss some thoughts ahead of the event.
Ahead of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Summit, running November 28-30th in Washington, D.C. the Missile Defense Agency has requested $9.9 billion for FY 2019 to be allocated across a variety of verticals. FY 2019's budget requests are over $2B more than the FY2018 requested amount. This aggressive approach comes on the heels of North Korea's most recent developments in long range nuclear armed missiles, as well as other threats from Russia and China. Learn more about the ins and outs of the budget requests here.
Ahead of the 4th Annual Integrated Air and Missile Defense Summit, running November 28-30th in Washington, D.C., review some past presentations from our speakers. Featured in this e-book are presentations from Brig Gen Chance “Salty” Saltzman, BG Clement Coward, LTG (R) David Halverson, and Deputy Commanding General Tim Lawson.