Welcome to U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC / ARSTRAT) New Strategic Arms
Reduction Treaty (NST) and Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INFT)
Implementing Agent (IA) Website
This website provides U.S. Army personnel with relevant arms control information as well as, policy, implementation, and compliance guidance to help ensure the Army continues to comply with all U.S. international obligations.
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James Isbell, PhD
Political Military Affairs Advisor
Dr. James Isbell became the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) Political and Military Advisor in April 2014, following 18 years as a contractor conducting political and military research and analysis in support of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, State Department, and the Department of the Army. He served in the Army National Guard from 1993 to 1999. He earned his doctorate in 2002 from the University of Alabama.
In 2004, Dr. Isbell was commissioned into the U.S. Navy Reserve Intelligence Program, where he continues to serve. His Navy Reserve assignments include Navy Forces Central Command, the Defense Intelligence Agency's Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and two tours in Afghanistan.
Dr. Isbell's military awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal,
Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, two Navy and
Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and Combat Action Badge.
New START Treaty
New START Treaty Protocol
Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty
1988 Ballistic Missile Launch Notification Agreement
1967 Outer Space Treaty and other agreements related to operations in space
USASMDC/ARSTRAT conducts space and missile defense operations and provides planning, integration, control and coordination of Army forces and capabilities in support of U.S. Strategic Command missions (strategic deterrence, integrated missile defense, and space operations); serves as the Army force modernization proponent for space, high altitude and global missile defense; serves as the Army operational integrator for global missile defense; and conducts mission-related research and development in support of Army Title 10 responsibilities.?
A diverse, complex, and global command that provides critical capabilities to our Army, U.S. Strategic Command, combatant commands/Army Service Component Commands; in sync with JFCC-IMD... Read More...
To provide dominant space and missile defense capabilities for the Army and to plan for and integrate those capabilities in support of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCC) missions.