Programs


Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
Advance Planning Briefing

"Progress To Deployment"


Within the Department of Defense, the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) is responsible for managing, directing, and executing the Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program. The program focuses on three areas: Theater Missile Defense (TMD), National Missile Defense (NMD), and advanced ballistic missile defense technologies. This program reflects today's threat. The Advance Planning Briefing to Industry (APBI) is co-sponsored with the American Defense Preparedness Association/National Security Industrial Association. The conference is designed to provide the latest information about the BMDO vision, activities, and progress. This page provides links to briefings delivered during the conference and questions that were submitted but not addressed during the conference. Information will be updated/added to these pages as it becomes available.

Current as of: 21 May 97

Conference Details:

Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
Advance Planning Briefing
May 1-2, 1997
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC


Briefings:

The User's Perspective
BG Alan Johnson, USA
Director of Plans
USSPACECOM, Peterson AFB, CO

Acquisition Issues and Opportunities
Ms. Sallie Wake
Director of Contracts
BMDO, Pentagon

Progress to Deployment - Theater Air and Missile Defense
Brig Gen Curtis Emery, USAF
Deputy for Theater Air and Missile Defense
BMDO, Pentagon

Progress to Deployment
BG Joseph Cosumano Jr., USA
National Missile Defense Program Manager
BMDO, Pentagon

Progress to Deployment - International Cooperation
Ms. Deborah Vinson
Director of International Affairs
BMDO, Pentagon

Progress to Deployment
Dr. Dwight Duston
Assistant Deputy for Technical Operations
BMDO, Pentagon

JTAMDO / USACOM / BMDO Panel
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Chief Architect/Engineer
BMDO, Pentagon

JTAMDO / USACOM / BMDO Panel
RADM Herbert Kaler, USN
Deputy Director of Joint Theater Air and Missile Defense Organization (JTAMDO)
Joint Chiefs of Staff, Pentagon

JTAMDO / USACOM / BMDO Panel
MG Greg Gile, USA
Director for Operations, J-3
U.S. Atlantic Command, Norfolk, VA