Rear Adm. Christian “Boris” Becker, commmander of Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Command. US Navy Photo
The Navy is rebranding its organization tasked with acquiring and maintaining its information technology backbone and satellite networks to place an emphasis on information warfare, according to a Monday video statement from Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson. Read More
Lauren Burnette, from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific, explains the Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR) Lab demo to a visitor at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) exhibit during the 2016 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. US Navy photo.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — In a nod to the rising role of technology and growing importance of information warfare in the battlespace, the Navy will rename Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s (SPAWAR) Systems Centers this month, officials announced Wednesday. Read More
Lt. Richard Ray discusses the bi-lateral U.S. and Republic of Korea Navy’s Surface Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare Readiness and Effectiveness Measure (SHAREM) exercise with Lt. Hyeoung Seok Noh, Republic of Korea Navy, in the combat information center aboard USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) on June 3, 2014. US Navy Photo
ABOARD USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN, IN THE VIRGINIA CAPES OPERATING AREA – The Navy’s approach to information warfare continues to mature, as the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is conducting the first pre-deployment training with a board-selected Information Warfare Commander serving on the strike group admiral’s staff. Read More
The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) conducts routine patrols in international waters of the South China Sea near the Spratly Islands as the People’s Liberation Army-Navy [PLA(N)] guided-missile frigate Yancheng (FFG 546) sails close behind, on May 11, 2015. US Navy photo.
The United States is nowhere close to deterring Russia from spreading fake news, disinformation, and propaganda through social media, or even convincing the American public that such a Kremlin campaign to drive wedges through society exists, a panel of “gray zone” warfare experts said Tuesday. Read More
Information Systems Technician 1st Class Heather Edbauer assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), track inventory while issuing new network computers for shipboard offices. US Navy Photo
THE PENTAGON – The Navy is seeing first-hand that thoughtful data collection and analysis can go a long way in addressing lingering readiness problems, as the Navy Digital Warfare Office continues to roll out a set of pilot programs meant to introduce the service to the benefits of data science.
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Deonce Cushinberry, a rifleman with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines Regiment, takes cover from simulated enemies behind an unmanned weaponized Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) vehicle during an exercise for Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory Marine Air-Ground Task Force Integrated Experiment on Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 13, 2016. US Marine Corps photo.
The Pentagon should aim for interdependency, not just interoperability, in assessing its future warfighting requirements, three national security experts told the Senate Armed Services Air/Land subcommittee this week. Read More
A U.S. Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), reviews a map while conducting a night raid during Exercise Alligator Dagger near Arta, Djibouti, Dec. 21, 2016. US Marine Corps
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – In a panel discussion examining how the sea services define information warfare in today’s environment, the Marine Corps’ chief information officer offered a blunt thought on what some of those missions should entail. Read More
Vice Adm. Ted Branch, deputy chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare. US Navy Photo
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Navy’s senior information warfare officer defined the terrain he is working in as a combination of electronic and cyber warfare with a goal for this year updating the service and joint strategies to create a set of guidance for the community that, “means something.” Read More