More crisis points are challenging U.S. goals in the Indo-Pacific region, and the combined command in charge of that vast theater is gathering resources and partners to maintain an effective military and diplomatic presence against rivals and other threats to peace and security. The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) is building new coalitions, acquiring innovative technologies and adding greater capabilities while continuing to carry out its mission.
More adversaries have risen to challenge the U.S. presence in the Indo-Pacific region, and they are wielding more advanced capabilities. But concurrently, more nations are looking toward the U.S. vision to regional security and prosperity and are reaching out to be part of INDOPACOM’s efforts at maintaining stability.
The command is pursuing a competitive strategy that aims at deterrence, says its commander, Adm. Phil Davidson, USN. He describes the strategy’s goal as knitting together allies and partners to assure them of the way ahead, thereby deterring adversaries in the region.