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Multi-Domain Battle : Today’s sustainers live and operate in a multi-domain environment. Successful completion of the sustainment mission hinges on a holistic approach across the spectrum of land, air, maritime, cyberspace, and space domains.

The Army’s Multi-Domain Battle concept, which is being developed under the leadership of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, focuses on the character of war in the 2040 to 2050 time frame. This will be a fight against a near-peer adversary, but the theoretical applications of Multi-Domain Battle doctrine are not just theoretical; they are in daily use today.

The battles to defeat the Islamic State group and liberate the cities of Mosul, Tal Afar, and Raqqa are all multi-domain fights. The Army’s sustainers are actively integrated at multiple echelons supporting the fight through seamless integration across the land, air, maritime, and cyberspace domains to enable the fight. This is their story.

OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE

The Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, also known as CJTF-OIR, mission is to defeat the Islamic State group in designated areas of Iraq and Syria and to set conditions for follow-on operations to increase regional stability. This is a multi-domain fight involving coalition forces, Iraqi Security Forces, known as ISF, and Syrian Democratic Forces, known as SDF.  Read more

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Today’s sustainers live and operate in a multi-domain environment. Successful completion of the sustainment mission hinges on a holistic approach across the spectrum of land, air, maritime, cyberspace, and space domains.

The Army’s Multi-Domain Battle concept, which is being developed under the leadership of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, focuses on the character of war in the 2040 to 2050 time frame. This will be a fight against a near-peer adversary, but the theoretical applications of Multi-Domain Battle doctrine are not just theoretical; they are in daily use today. 

The battles to defeat the Islamic State group and liberate the cities of Mosul, Tal Afar, and Raqqa are all multi-domain fights. The Army’s sustainers are actively integrated at multiple echelons supporting the fight through seamless integration across the land, air, maritime, and cyberspace domains to enable the fight. This is their story.

OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE

The Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, also known as CJTF-OIR, mission is to defeat the Islamic State group in designated areas of Iraq and Syria and to set conditions for follow-on operations to increase regional stability. This is a multi-domain fight involving coalition forces, Iraqi Security Forces, known as ISF, and Syrian Democratic Forces, known as SDF.