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Mr. Robert J. Aalseth

Chief, Special Capabilities Division

SMC/MC

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SMC/MC

Background Information

Employment History

Deputy Director, Battlespace Awareness

United States Department of Defense

Affiliations

Acquisition Corps Member
Defense Acquisition University

Education

Bachelor of Science

Business Management

San Jose State University

Web References (10 Total References)


How to Make MILSATCOM More Resilient and Affordable : The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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Framing part of the challenge ahead, Robert Aalseth, chief of the Advanced Concepts Division at the Air Force's MILSATCOM Systems Directorate, said that although people often speak of the MILSATCOM enterprise, "it's sort of a misnomer, in the way we plan, the way we resource, the way we build and operate our military satellite communications systems today."

"We don't really have an enterprise," he said. "We have a consortium of different programs and systems that comprise different discrete networks and we have a process in which we provision that communication to war fighters, but in a very static way -- maybe in a very antiquated way."
Looming budget crises might be enough to challenge industry to come together again and manage as an enterprise, "to govern this thing we call MILSATCOM, as a whole," he said, adding that "it's not a technical problem -- it's a problem of will, governance, leadership."
Aalseth cited GPS as a model to follow, calling it the "gold standard for the world on position navigation and timing. For MILSATCOM, he said, the old way of doing business is not going to work forever and that "it's on all of us, collectively as a team" to move the ball forward. "It requires an enterprise-governance approach," he said.
How some of the MILSATCOM challenges could be met from the commercial side was addressed by Skot Butler, vice president of satellite networks and space services at Intelsat General Corp. "Cost is a critical piece going forward," he said, but it's "just one element.


Protected Tactical Satellite System - ...

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Protected Tactical Satellite System - U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center - Mr. Robert Aalseth, Protected Tactical Service SMC/MCX

1520 - 1600 hrs


HPA Keynote Panel at Satellite 2014 | Hosted Payload Alliance

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Also invited, is Rob Aalseth, Chief, Advanced Concepts Division at the Space and Missile Systems Center/MC.


Conference Speakers

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Robert Aalseth, Chief, Advanced Concepts Division, MILSATCOM, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command


Robert Aalseth, Chief, ...

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Robert Aalseth, Chief, Advanced Concepts Division, MILSATCOM, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command

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