Army’s space operations take center stage

August 15, 2019

The Redstone Rocket:

The leader of Space and Missile Defense Command explained how the command is ensuring space and missile defense for the Soldier, the Army and the nation at the 22nd Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, Aug. 6.

Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, SMDC commander, updated those in attendance on how the command is supporting national defense through Army space and air and missile defense, and how that directly corresponds with the symposium’s theme of “Space and Missile Defense Preeminence in a Multi-Domain Environment.”

“Most of us here are working for the thousands of warfighters who are deterring adversaries around the world and fighting our wars, as well as the many deployed civilians and contractors who support them, and all of their families serving at home,” he said. “We are working to give them the best possible advantage today and in the future, whether we develop concepts, plans or the capabilities they use to accomplish their missions.”

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