LTG (R) Richard Formica

Former Commanding General U.S. Army

General Richard P. (Dick) Formica is responsible for strengthening CALIBRE’s business position in the defense sector to achieve CALIBRE’s 2020 Strategic Plan objectives. He understands our defense clients’ needs and closely relates them to CALIBRE capabilities, developing recommendations to sustain, leverage, and grow in the defense sector. He orchestrates and directs implementation of CALIBRE’s space and missile defense business plan; coordinates the company’s regional business development efforts; and provides leadership and oversight to CALIBRE’s force management and leader development service offerings. He represents CALIBRE in various government and business fields.

General Formica joined CALIBRE in June 2014 after 36 years of service in the U.S. Army. He is a career field artillery/fire support officer with experience in leadership, operations, and training. He has senior executive level experience in force management and space and missile defense. He served as the Commanding General, Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan; Joint Fires and Effects Coordinator/Force Field Artillery Commander in Multi-National Corps – Iraq; Deputy Director Political – Military Affairs (NATO/Europe) on the Joint Staff; and as the Director of Force Management for the U.S. Army. His final assignment was as the Commanding General, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command and U.S. Strategic Command’s Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense.

General Formica received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Law Enforcement from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island; a Master’s Degree in Military Arts and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College; and a Master’s Degree in National Strategic Studies from the National War College.

Main Day 1

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

10:00 AM December 2, 2020 | Online Agenda

 

1000 Registration & Networking

 

1145 Opening Remarks – LTG (R.) Richard Formica, Chairperson



1200 MDA Vision for the Future of Integrated Air and Missile Defense: Developing technologies to overmatch rapid advancement of near-peer capabilities

Dr. Shari Feth, Program Executive, Advanced Technology, Missile Defense Agency

Stan Stafira, Jr., Director for External Technical Interface, Ballistic Missile Defense System Architect, Missile Defense Agency



1230 Exploring AEGIS Program, and the Naval Efforts and Advantages in Countering Air Threats 

Rear Admiral Tom Druggan, Program Executive, Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense, Missile Defense Agency

 


1300 Networking Break



1345 THAAD Program Overview: High Firepower And Sustainability For Resistance Against Mass Attack

·        Delivering interoperable high lethality system in support of BMD

·        Providing endo and exoatmospheric intercept capability against short, medium and limited intermediate range ballistic missiles Maximizing cost effectiveness through high single-shot kill probability

Colonel Camilla White, Project Manager, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, Missile Defense Agency



1400 Multi-Domain Solutions: Offense-Defense Integration

 Rear Admiral (Ret.) Archer Macy, Former Director of the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization, and deputy director for Chairman’s Controlled Activity (J8), US Joint Staff

 

1430 Networking Break



1500 Changing the Missile Defense Paradigm: Considerations for a New Administration. 

Dr. Tom Karako, Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)


1530 Making the Case for Chemical Power Sourcing for DE: Protecting the Homefront & Critical Infrastructure 

Dr. Eli Miron, Homefront Shield, Israel

 


1600 Closing Remarks – LTG (R.) Richard Formica, Chairperson

 

1645 Post-Summit Networking

Main Day 2

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

10:00 AM December 3, 2020 | Online Agenda

1000 Registration & Networking


1200 Opening Remarks – LTG (R.) Richard Formica, Chairperson


1215 NORAD Overview: The Challenges, Priorities and Vision Forward

• The joint efforts and current priorities of the command

• Fast and reliable systems in support of decision making while operating in a bi-national territory 

General Glen D. VanHerck, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command


1245 Overview of CDID programs and efforts in support of offensive and defensive fires

 Colonel Tony Behrens, Director, Fires CDID, Army Futures Command


1315 Networking Break


1400 Hypersonic Weapons: An Offense-Defense Mix

 Melanie M. Marlowe, Senior Associate (non-resident), Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)


1430 Space and Strategic Missile Defense Contribution to Army’s Multi-Domain Operations and IAMD

 Richard De Fatta, Director, Space and Missile Defense Center of Excellence, USASMDC


1500 JIAMDO’s overview of efforts and priorities 

Dr. Jeffrey C. Boulware, Technical Director, Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization (JIAMDO)


1530 Closing Remarks – LTG (R.) Richard Formica, Chairperson


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