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UAS THREAT Col. Matthew T. Tedesco, U.S. Army, is the TRADOC Capabilities Manager (TCM) Global Ballistic Missile Defense at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. He holds a BA in History from Pennsylvania State University, an MA in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma, and a Masters in Strategic St udies from the U.S. Army War College. During his twenty-four year career he has commanded at battery- and battalion-level, and previously served as the TRADOC Capabilities Manager (TCM) Air Defense Artillery Brigade at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Notes 1. John P. Abizaid and Rosa Brooks, Recommendations and Report of the Task Force on US Drone Policy (Washington, DC: The Stimson Center, 2014), accessed 29 September 2015, force_report_FINAL_WEB_062414.pdf. 2. Robert O. Work and Shawn Brimley, 20YY: Preparing for War in the Robotic Age (Washington DC: Center for a New American Security, January 2014), 7, accessed 29 September 2015, http://www.cnas. org/20YY-Preparing-War-in-Robotic-Age. 3. Yasmin Tadjdeh, “Small UAV Demand by U.S. Army Ebbs as Overseas Market Surging,” National Defense Magazine website, September 2013, accessed 29 September 2015, http://www. SmallUAVDemandByUSArmyEbbsasOverseasMarketSurging.aspx. 4. Teal Group, “Teal Group Predicts Worldwide UAV Market Will Total $91 Billion in Its 2014 UAV Market Profile and Forecast,” Teal Group Corporation website, 17 July 2015, accessed 29 September 2015, http://www. press-releases/118-2014-uav-press-release. 5. Ulrike Franke, “Drone Proliferation: A Cause for Concern?” ISN [International Relations and Security Network] ETH Zurich website, 13 November 2014, accessed 29 September 2015, Detail/?id=185404. 6. Dan Parsons, “Worldwide, Drones Are in High Demand,” National Defense Industrial Association website, May 2013, 30–33, accessed 14 August 2015,,DronesAreinHighDemand.aspx. 7. Department of Defense, Joint Operational Access Concept ( JOAC), Department of Defense website, 17 January 2012, 10, accessed 29 September 2015, concepts/joint_concepts.htm. 8. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Pamphlet (TP) 525-3-1, The U.S. Army Operating Concept: Win in a Complex World (Fort Eustis, VA: TRADOC, 7 October 2014), 33. 9. Martin E. Dempsey, “The Future of Joint Operations: Real Cooperation for Real Threats,” Foreign Affairs (20 June 2013), accessed 17 August 2015, www. the-future-of-joint-operations. MILITARY REVIEW  November-December 2015 10. David M. Neuenswander, “Wargaming the Enemy Unmanned Aircraft System Threat,” Fires (November-December 2012): 63, accessed on 17 August 2015, mil/firesbulletin/2012/nov_dec/Nov-Dec.pdf. 11. Nadav Berger, “The UAV threat is growing,” Israeli Air Force website, 12 September 2014, accessed 2 January 2015, 12. See “Acquisition Process: Milestone A,” AcqNotes website, accessed 2 September 2015, acqnote/acquisitions/milestone-a. “Milestone A is a Milestone Decision Authority (MDA)-led review at the end of the Materiel Solutions Analysis (MSA) Phase. Its purpose is to make a recommendation or seek approval to enter the Technology Maturation & Risk Reduction (TMRR) Phase. A milestone marks the start or finish of a phase and has defined entrance and exit criteria.” 13. Program Executive Office [PEO] Missiles and Space, “Indirect Fire Protection Capability, Increment 2–Intercept (IFPC Inc-2-I),” PEO Missiles and Space, website, accessed 29 September 2015, html. 14. Eric Tegler, “Duck hunt: U.S. military plans defenses against growing UAV threat,” Aviation Week & Space Technology, 12 May 2014, 28. 15. Paul Scharre, “Robotics on the Battlefield Part II: The Coming Swarm,” Center for A New American Security website, 15 October 2014, 42, accessed on 17 August 2015, http:// 16. Joint Publication 3-01, Countering Air and Missile Threats (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office [GPO], 23 March 2012). 17. Neuenswander, “Wargaming the Enemy Unmanned Aircraft System Threat,” 9-10. 18. Northrop Grumman, “Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS),” Northrup Grumman website, accessed 17 August 2015, 19. Ashton B. Carter, “Running the Pentagon Right: How to Get the Troops What They Need,” Foreign Affairs ( January-February 2014), accessed 17 August 2015, https:// running-pentagon-right. 20. TP 525-3-1, The U.S. Army Operating Concept, iii. 69