Northcom basic briefing

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Northcom basic briefing

  1. 1. Welcome
  2. 2. UNCLASSIFIED …Two Commands with One Vision… With our trusted partners, we will defend North America by outpacing all threats,maintaining faith with our people and supporting them in their times of greatest need. “WE HAVE THE WATCH” 2
  3. 3. UNCLASSIFIED …Performing Complementary Missions…The NORAD Mission:The North American Aerospace DefenseCommand conducts aerospace warning,aerospace control, and maritime warning inthe defense of North America.The USNORTHCOM Mission:The United States Northern Command partnersto conduct homeland defense, civil support,and security cooperation to defend and securethe United States and its interests. 3
  4. 4. UNCLASSIFIED …In Three Sacred Areas…• Air• Missile Defense • Canada• Maritime • Mexico• Land • Bahamas
  5. 5. UNCLASSIFIED …In a Vital Region of the Globe… But We Monitor the Global Pulse to be Prepared…  Terrorism/Asymmetric Threats  Symmetric Threats  Transnational Criminal Organizations  Violent Extremist Organizations  Nuclear Proliferation  Missile Defense  The Arctic  Cyber ThreatsIntimate Relationship Between Home and Away Game 5
  6. 6. UNCLASSIFIED …Working Together… SECRETARY OF DEFENSE MINISTER OF NATIONAL DEFENCE CJCS CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF General Jacoby General JacobyCOMMANDER, USNORTHCOM COMMANDER, NORAD Service Component Commands U.S. ARMY NORTH (Fifth Army) ALASKAN NORAD REGION (ANR) • Joint Task Force North • Joint Task Force Civil Support CANADIAN NORAD REGION (CANR) AIR FORCES NORTHERN (1st Air Force) U.S. MARINE FORCES NORTH (MARFORCES) CONTINENTAL U.S. NORAD Supporting Command REGION (CONR) U.S. FLEET FORCES COMMAND Subordinate Commands JOINT TASK FORCE ALASKA* JOINT FORCE HQ NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION 6
  7. 7. UNCLASSIFIED …As an Integrated Team… COMBINED HQ Commander Chief of Staff NORAD Personnel USNORTHCOM• Deputy Commander Intelligence • Deputy Commander• Operations Director Logistics & Engineering • Operations Director Strategy, Policy & Plans C2 Systems Training & Exercises Requirements, Analysis & Resources Interagency Coordination Science and Technology 7
  8. 8. UNCLASSIFIED …With a Host of Partners…International Department of Defense Interagency DHS/Science & DHS/Intelligence & Technology Analysis DHS/Office of DHS/Transportation Infrastructure Security Administration Protection Interorganizational NORAD and USNORTHCOM Center of Gravity = 8Trusted Partnerships with Approximately 60 Representatives from 50 Agencies
  9. 9. UNCLASSIFIED … Focused on the Commander’s Priorities…• Expand and strengthen our trusted partnerships• Advance and sustain the binational military command• Gain and maintain all-domain situational awareness• Advocate and develop capabilities in our core mission areas to outpace all threats• Take care of our people; they are our foundation 9
  10. 10. UNCLASSIFIED …To Achieve Strategic End States… Lines of Cross-Cutting LOOs Operation NORAD (LOOs) #1 North America is defended from Aerospace Warning global aerospace threats throughMission LOOs timely indications, assessment, warning; and interdiction of air- Aerospace Control breathing attacks. Strategic Agility Partnerships #2 North America is warned of global Maritime Warning maritime threats through timely indications, assessment and dissemination.#3 NORAD achieves significant #4 NORAD adapts to meetoperational integration with emerging strategic andU.S. and Canadian military and operational challengescivil agencies, through through modernizationprocessing and dissemination concepts and forceof information and intelligence. structure requirements.
  11. 11. UNCLASSIFIED …To Achieve Theater Strategic End States… USNORTHCOM Homeland Defense #1 The homeland is defended in depth. #2 Allies & partner nations actively contribute Cooperative Defense to the cooperative defense of North America. #3 Department of Defense has contributed the necessary capacities and support to disrupt, Counter-TCOs degrade or defeat Transnational Criminal Organizations’ ability to affect U.S. and partner nations’ security and interests negatively.Support of Civil Authorities #4 Civil authorities are provided support to mitigate effects of disasters. #5 U.S. allies & partners in the USNORTHCOMArctic Cooperative Security AOR contribute to the peaceful opening of the Arctic in a manner that strengthens international cooperation.
  12. 12. UNCLASSIFIED … Across a Spectrum of Operations… CIVIL MILITARY Missile Defense/ Regional Theater Air Control Law National AlertEnforcement Consequence Special Security Maritime Management Cooperation Warning/ Security Response Events Critical Satellite Infrastructure Local / State Transnational Protection Criminal Tracking Crisis Physical Management Orgs Border or Cyber Security Defense 12
  13. 13. UNCLASSIFIED Key Thoughts to Remember…• One Commander Leads Two Closely Linked, but Separate Commands• Homeland Defense is Priority #1• Partnerships are Our Lifeblood“WE HAVE THE WATCH” 13
  14. 14. QUESTIONS
  15. 15. BACKUP SLIDES 15
  16. 16. UNCLASSIFIED …With a Diverse Set of Challenges Counter-Terrorism and Force Protection Counter-Transnational Criminal Organizations Defense Support of Civil Authorities Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear Maritime Warning and Control Aerospace Warning and Control Missile Defense The Arctic 16UNCLASSIFIED
  17. 17. UNCLASSIFIED Counter-Terrorism & Force Protection Challenge: Violent Extremists CT & FP C-TCOs DSCA • Extremists with both capability and intent CBRN • Exploits Western freedoms to attack, and Maritime Aerospace subsequent censure to divide Missile Defense The Arctic • Homegrown and foreign • Resilient, self-synchronizing network, highly enabled by internet, other tools 17UNCLASSIFIED
  18. 18. UNCLASSIFIED Counter-Terrorism & Force Protection Opportunity: Layered Defense & CommunicationsCT & FP • Improve information sharing C-TCOs DSCA • Challenge assumptions, link intelligence sources CBRN Maritime • Achieve efficient, effective DOD Force Protection Aerospace Missile Defense • Support military and civil authorities The Arctic Keys to Success • Prevent and Deter • Plan and Exercise • Execute 18UNCLASSIFIED
  19. 19. UNCLASSIFIED Counter-Transnational Criminal Organizations Challenge: Defeating TCOs CT & FP • Sophisticated, adaptable, well-financed C-TCOs adversaries DSCA CBRN • Use violence, extortion, and kidnappings Maritime Aerospace • Serious security and prosperity impact Missile Defense The Arctic • Corrosive, spreading effect 19UNCLASSIFIED
  20. 20. UNCLASSIFIED Counter-Transnational Criminal Organizations Opportunity: Offer Contours of Campaign FrameworkCT & FP • U.S. relationship with Mexico stronger than everC-TCOs DSCA • Three-dimensional challenge: Objectives, CBRN regions, instruments of power Maritime Aerospace • USNORTHCOM support for Mexican armed forces Missile Defense The Arctic • Respect for Mexican sovereignty 20UNCLASSIFIED
  21. 21. UNCLASSIFIED Defense Support of Civil Authorities Challenge: Responding to Events CT & FP C-TCOs • Man-made or natural DSCA CBRN • Anticipate when and where needed Maritime • Barriers to rapid response Aerospace Missile Defense • Forging effective partner relationships The Arctic 21UNCLASSIFIED
  22. 22. UNCLASSIFIED Defense Support of Civil Authorities Opportunity: Advancing Partnerships CT & FP • Eliminate barriers to rapid response C-TCOs DSCA • Planning, preparation, response, recovery CBRN Maritime • Lean forward with Governors and National Guard Aerospace Missile Defense • Advance our partnership with Canada Command The Arctic 22UNCLASSIFIED
  23. 23. UNCLASSIFIED National Response Framework Disaster is imminent! • Local first responders • Supplemented with state & regional capabilities • Supported by Lead Federal Agency if requested • DoD supports Lead Federal Agency Increasing close relationships 23UNCLASSIFIED
  24. 24. UNCLASSIFIED CBRN Consequence Management Challenge: Managing the Aftermath • Lack of warning CT & FP • Scope of event TCOs • Specialized skills required DSCA CBRN • Lack of general public knowledge about hazards Maritime • Interrelated mission areas Aerospace • Foreign Consequence Management Missile Defense • Support to Federal Medical Counter Measure Mission The Arctic • Individual Soldier Medical Readiness 24UNCLASSIFIED
  25. 25. CBRN Consequence Management CBRN Response EnterpriseCT & FPTCOsDSCACBRN FY12 Maritime Aerospace Missile Defense The Arctic FY11 CCMRF DCRF 48-96 hrs 24-48 hrs - + Air Ground Engineer Medical CBRN Decon & Recon Search & Extraction Supply • Faster Response Time • Increased Capacity and Capability • Increased State & Regional Response Capacity
  26. 26. UNCLASSIFIED Maritime Warning and Response Challenge: Largely Unregulated Environment CT & FP • Extremists, nation-states, natural events C-TCOs DSCA • Trafficking in drugs, humans, weapons, money CBRN Maritime • Gap in maritime domain awareness Aerospace Missile Defense The Arctic 26UNCLASSIFIED
  27. 27. UNCLASSIFIED Maritime Warning and Response Opportunity: Grow Day-To-Day Awareness CT & FP C-TCOs DSCA • Clarify and energize NORAD’s Maritime Warning CBRN mission Maritime Aerospace • Where appropriate, form response relationships Missile Defense to properly train and exercise forces The Arctic • Grow capability to better understand maritime authorities and respond appropriately • Work closely with U.S. and Canadian Navies, Coast Guards, RCMP Maritime Division, Mexican Navy, and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force 27UNCLASSIFIED
  28. 28. UNCLASSIFIED Aerospace Warning and Control Challenge: Command & Control Primacy • No points for second place when presented CT & FP C-TCOs with an immediate threat DSCA • No longer just looking beyond our borders; CBRN Maritime both internal and external threats Aerospace Missile Defense • Increasing concern with IAD & low, slow flier; The Arctic challenging to air domain awareness 28UNCLASSIFIED
  29. 29. UNCLASSIFIED Aerospace Warning and ControlOpportunity: Balancing with Other National Priorities CT & FP • Respond quickly and correctly every time C-TCOs DSCA • Maintain healthy air surveillance system CBRN • Challenge assumptions to prepare for Maritime Aerospace unknown threats Missile Defense The Arctic • Streamline command & control 29UNCLASSIFIED
  30. 30. UNCLASSIFIED Missile Defense Challenge: Other Nations with Capability CT & FP C-TCOs • Several nations with unpredictable intent DSCA developing capability to target North America CBRN Maritime • Ballistic missiles capable of carrying Aerospace Missile Defense weapons of mass destruction The Arctic 30UNCLASSIFIED
  31. 31. UNCLASSIFIED Missile Defense Opportunity: Better Understand Intentions, Capabilities CT & FP C-TCOs DSCA CBRN Maritime Aerospace Missile Defense The Arctic • Execute with precision • Assist in development of improved capability • Address potential emerging threats • Balance development, testing, training, and daily readiness 31UNCLASSIFIED
  32. 32. UNCLASSIFIED The Arctic Challenge: Newly Opened Arctic Waterways CT & FP C-TCOs DSCA CBRN Maritime Aerospace Missile Defense The Arctic • Climate change creating new opportunities and risks • Growing international interest and sovereignty concerns • Increased potential for search & rescue and disaster response 32UNCLASSIFIED
  33. 33. UNCLASSIFIED The Arctic Opportunity: More Responsibility CT & FP • Partner closely with Canada in planning, C-TCOs DSCA training, and operating CBRN • Leadership role in developing strategy and Maritime Aerospace advocating for capabilities Missile Defense The Arctic • Look ahead to potential near-term contingencies 33UNCLASSIFIED

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