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Futures and Concepts Center Leadership

  • LTG Scott McKean Director, Futures and Concepts Center & AFC Deputy Commanding General LTG Scott McKean
  • BG Guy Jones Deputy Director, Futures and Concepts Center BG Guy Jones
  • CSM Robin Bolmer Command Sergeant Major, Futures and Concepts Center CSM Robin Bolmer

Joint Modernization Command

Mission JMC plans, prepares and executes Joint Warfighting Assessments and other concept and capability assessments, provides objective analysis and feasible recommendations to enhance Multi-Domain Command and Control and inform Army Modernization decisions. On order, conducts directed assessments in support of Cross Functional Teams. Vision The Army’s lead for warfighting concept and capability assessments, supporting modernization to ensure that future forces win in a complex world. Who is Joint Modernization Command? Joint Modernization Command plans and executes worldwide multi-echelon, joint, and multinational live experiments in support of the Army’s modernization strategy enabling a multi-domain operations-capable Army. JMC is located in Fort Bliss, Texas, consisting of NCO and Officer Professionals from across the spectrum of warfighting functions. There are three divisions within JMC supported by a complete General Staff and Simulations Center. The Multi-Domain Operations Group specializes in Multi-Domain Operations Concept and the concepts that support operationalizing MDO. Multi-Domain Command and Control focuses on the conceptual and technical interoperability to include joint and multinational. The Field Experiments Division ensures emerging technology and new capabilities are integrated into a realistic scenario. The three divisions are supported by the commanding general’s staff to put new concepts and capabilities in the hands of Soldiers and leaders providing user feedback to Army Senior Leaders for Modernization decisions. For more information about Joint Modernization Command visit https://home.army.mil/bliss/index.php/units-tenants/joint-modernization-command.

Cyber Center of Excellence Capability Development Integration Directorate

Mission As the Force Modernization Proponent for Cyberspace Operations, Signal Communications, and Electronic Warfare, Cyber CDID develops, evaluates, integrates, and communicates concepts, doctrine, requirements and solutions across DOTMLPF, Warfighting functions and formations to improve our Army and ensure the combat effectiveness of the future force. Vision Be the Premier Capability Development provider for Signal, Cyber, and Electronic Warfare across all Warfighting Functions. For more information about the Cyber Center fo Excellence CDID visit https://cybercoe.army.mil/CDID/index.html.

Mission Command Capability Development Integration Directorate

Mission The MC CDID develops, integrates, and synchronizes Echelons above Brigade (EAB) HQs and Army Mission Command (MC) modernization efforts IOT enable Command and Control (C2) of Army, Joint, and partner capabilities to achieve decisive overmatch during Multi-Domain Operations (ADO). Core Functions: Requirement Determination Experimentation Concept Development Integration Analysis Capability Development Manage Capabilities Operational Description: MC CDID executes Army Modernization Order (AMO) specified tasks and provides Direct Support to MCCOE and CAC on modernization matters pertaining to EAB and MC. Vision A team that executes integrated, collaborative efforts across Army Command boundaries to manage current capabilities successfully, as well as develops new concepts and capabilities, and conducts analytical-based experiments to find effective Mission Command and Combined Arms Operations (EAB) solutions for a Force capable of multi-domain operations. How do we achieve this vision? Focus on significant tasks issued as a result of Army Modernization Guidance Ensure personnel training/readiness requirements are current and complete Maintain situational awareness of relevant adjacent efforts Know where your task fits into the bigger picture Strive to be the subject matter expert Collaborate as an integrated Team Treat all with dignity and respect Take care of people and families

Fires Capability Development Integration Directorate

Mission To develop Fires CDID-related concepts, requirements, and experimentation to validate DOTMLPF integrated combined arms capabilities that complement other joint, interagency, and multinational capabilities. Acts as the user representative to the materiel developer for FA and AMD systems.

Maneuver Support Capability Development Integration Directorate

Mission The Maneuver Support CDID determines and develops future force capabilities and future Infantry and Armor requirements across the Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership Development, Personnel, and Facilities (DOTMLPF) domains, resulting in a trained and ready maneuver force fully integrated into the Army, Combined and Joint Warfighter to maintain the battlefield supremacy of our Soldiers and the formations in which they fight. Who we are The MSCoE Capability Development and Integration Directorate (CDID) develops DOTMLPF-integrated combined arms capabilities for Army and joint forces. The MSCoE CDID: Develops protection, maneuver support, chemical, engineer, and military police related concepts, organizations and doctrine. Determines materiel and supporting training requirements through the JCIDS process and provides deployable new equipment training (NET) teams. Conducts capability-based and DOTMLPF assessments and experiments. Conducts Level I and II DOTMLPF integration. Provides support to current operations through deployed new equipment training and the Agile Process.

Chaplain Capability Development Integration Directorate

Mission The Chaplain CDID develops concepts and requirements; integrates solutions related to Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leader Development, Personnel, and Facility (DOTMLPF) domains; and validates DOTMLPF-integrated Religious Support capabilities for the Force Modernization Proponent.

Sustainment Capability Development Integration Directorate

Mission The Sustainment CDID determines, develops, synchronizes and integrates Army sustainment capabilities within the Army and Joint Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational (JIIM) environments from concept to capability development for CASCOM and force modernization proponents across the Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership Development, Personnel and Facilities (DOTMLPF) domains, resulting in a trained and ready sustainment force fully integrated into the Army, Combined and Joint Warfighter.

Aviation Capability Development Integration Directorate

Vision The Army Aviation CDID leads the Aviation Enterprise efforts to experiment, analyze and develop transformational Army Aviation warfighting requirements in support of Army and Joint capabilities. Key Tasks Concepts -Develop future operational and organizational concepts for Army Aviation Requirements - Develop Material and non-Material capability requirements for both the enduring and future fleet of aircraft and enablers Experimentation - Conduct experimentation, analysis and studies to identify capability gaps, assess risks and validate concepts for DOTMLPF-P modernization solutions Integration - Develop, synchronize and execute Aviation modernization strategies through prioritized investments into Reach, Survivability, Lethality and Sustainment End-State Aviation formations optimized at echelon teaming Enduring Fleets and FVL with next generation UAS delivering cross-domain effects from operational and strategic distances enabling the combined arms team to dominate advanced enemies and return to competition.

Intelligence Capability Development Integration Directorate

Mission CDID - Determine required capabilities, assess gaps, specify risks, develop doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, facilities and policy (DOTmLPF-P) solutions, integrate capabilities, conduct studies and analysis, develop and integrate operational architectures, monitor science and technology, and develop concepts and organizational designs utilizing the joint capabilities integration and development system process ACM - Provide capability analysis and management to develop a combat-ready intelligence force for the Army and Joint Force within established funding Sensing IPT - The Intelligence CDID leads a Sensor IPT/Sprint to validate major sensing challenges, refine and define gaps, identify opportunities, develop DOTmLPF-P solutions, and prototype/experiment materiel approaches to address the problem of sensing in the deep maneuver and fires area

Maneuver Capability Development Integration Directorate

Mission The Maneuver CDID determines and develops future force capabilities across Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership Development, Personnel, Facilities and Policies (DOTMLPF-P), resulting in a trained and ready maneuver force fully integrated into the Army, Combined and Joint Warfighter to maintain the battlefield primacy of our Soldiers and the formations in which they fight. Key Tasks Develops operational concepts, and integrates and shapes current and future infantry and armor capabilities, requirements, and force structures. Represents the Soldier user in the acquisition process for infantry and armor systems. Conducts experiments, collects and analyzes data to validate concepts/capabilities. Supports Brigade Combat Teams and Security Force Assistance Brigades.

Medical Capability Development Integration Directorate

Mission The Medical CDID serves as an integral player in the Force Management, Development, Integration, Sustainment and Modernization processes of building the medical arm of tomorrow's Army. Vision Our vision is to have an integrated and effective Army Medical Department System equipped, manned, and properly aligned to support a Transformed, Modular Army at war on today's and future battlefields.

Our Mission

FCC develops concepts, determines requirements, conducts experimentation, and begins integration of the future force to ensure the Army wins in 2035 and beyond.

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