Tag Archives: SOF

Accelerating SOF Acquisition through Industry Partnering

Mr. James Smith
Acquisition Executive
U.S. Special Operations Command
(USSOCOM)

From Armor & Mobility, May/June 2019 Issue

James H. Smith is the Acquisition Executive, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. He is responsible for all special operations forces acquisition, technology and logistics.

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Full Life-cycle Management through Seamless Development

From Armor & Mobility, May/June 2018 Issue

U.S. Special Operations Command’s Office of SOF Acquisition, Technology & Logistics, led by Acquisition Executive James Smith, is charged with maximizing a $7 billion budget to ensure that everything from armor protection to ammunition to land, air and marine mobile platforms, both manned and unmanned, enables operator mission success.

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Redefining SOF Surgical Support to Meet Joint Force Demand

From Combat and Casualty Care, Spring 2018 Issue

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) missions have maintained global distribution into many isolated areas of the world. The regions that these missions are conducted in often have little to no infrastructure to support requirements for Damage Control Surgery (DCS) or Damage Control Resuscitation (DCR).

By CAPT Scott A. Cota, Command Surgeon, USSOCOM

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Command Profile: USASOC

Projecting Multi-Force Readiness

From Armor & Mobility May/June 2017 Issue

U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) provides the nation’s premier Special Operations Forces, delivering appropriate and effective capabilities to joint force commanders and interagency leaders across the entire spectrum of conflict and under any operating conditions. USASOC invests in new ideas and capabilities to anticipate changing environments and new demands in order to maintain a competitive edge over U.S. adversaries.

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Facilitating Seamless Operations

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From Armor & Mobility May/June 2017 Issue

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) J4 (Director of Logistics) Headquarters, USSOCOM, MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL, handles major USSOCOM-led or -assisted logistics initiatives in support of global SOF operations.

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Next-Level Vertical Lift

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From Armor & Mobility May/June 2017 Issue

U.S. SOCOM is putting emphasis on efforts to complete modifications to its proven next-generation rotary wing workhorse.

By Christian Sheehy, A&M Managing Editor

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Small Package, Big Mission Critical

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From Armor & Mobility May/June 2017 Issue

The U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Hurlburt Field, FL, is the lead command for the readiness and sustainment of U.S. Air Force Small Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS).

By Kevin Hunter, A&M Editor

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