A look into the latest tech designed to down drones. Following a recent look at the miniturization of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the latest focus is on stopping them mid-flight. Integrated Air & Missile Defense programs are designed to do just this through ballistics, and end the trajectory in the boost phase. For an inside look, read on about Counter UAS and counter drones.
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.
The Multi Domain effort is multifaceted, and cannot be clearly defined quite yet. The terms battle vs. operation are hotly contested, as they mean connote different messages for what is to come for the Armed Forces. For more on Integrated Air and Missile Defense, join us in November in Washington, D.C.
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.
Japan Marines United (JMU) Corporation is at the forefront of Air and Missile Defense change. In international Air and Missile Defense news, the Japanese Marines launched the first of two improved guided missile destroyers in the first week of August. Time will only tell how this will impact the rest of the globe. Read this article from The Diplomat for the inside scoop.
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.
Inside Defense reports on the push from Congress to the Army to remedy cruise missile defense gaps. The Senate's original proposition evoked skepticism about the slow pace of the Army's long-term solution.The House's main proposition included looking at directed energy weapons as possible choices for the 2023 deployment.
A recap of the Presidential budget requests from 2018, which includes more than $9 Billion for modernization and development of our nation’s missile defenses. If you would like to have a copy sent to you directly, please email email@example.com