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DISA’s Mission Assurance Branch Helps DoD Mitigate Risks to C4I Assets; Fred Ruonavar Quoted

Fred Ruonavar, mission assurance and critical infrastructure protection branch chief at the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said DISA’s mission assurance branch works to evaluate the Defense Department’s operational and contingency plans through the adoption of an aggressive approach. “Mission assurance is critical,” Ruonavar said in a statement published Wednesday. …

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Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt Named Air Force C3I & Networks PEO

Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt, program executive officer for fighters and bombers at the U.S. Air Force, has been assigned to a new role as the service branch’s PEO for command, control, communications, intelligence and networks, the Defense Department announced Monday. Schmidt has led efforts to develop, field, modernize, produce and sustain …

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Rear Adm. Carl Chebi Takes Navy PEO Roles for C4I, Space Systems

Rear Adm. Carl Chebi, formerly vice commander of the Naval Air Systems Command, has assumed new roles as program executive officer for space systems and PEO for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence at the U.S. Navy. The Navy said Tuesday Chebi succeeded Rear Adm. Christian Becker, who will become commander of the Space and …

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Navy Appoints Rear Adm. Christian Becker SPAWAR Commander

Rear Adm. Christian Becker, program executive officer for C41 and space systems at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, has been chosen to lead the command that oversees procurements of information warfare technologies for the U.S. Navy. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, announced Becker’s appointment in …

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Pentagon Seeks $6B in FY 2015 C4I Funding

The Defense Department has proposed $6 billion in fiscal year 2015 funding for command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence systems, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the Pentagon plans to spend $541.5 million on research and procurement of 3,294 radio systems under the Tactical Networking Radio Systems …

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DSCA: Saudi Arabia Seeks $1B in C4I Tech Upgrades

Saudi Arabia plans to buy $1.1 billion in command and control, communications and intelligence systems from the U.S. in a bid to help bolster regional security in the Middle Eastern country. The Saudi navy plans to acquire the technology for its vessels responsible for protecting the country’s coastline, the Defense …

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Jerry Burroughs: Navy Aiming to Standardize Shipboard IT Nets

The U.S. Navy is attempting to install identical information technology architectures on its ships, moving away from an approach that had as many as five basic network architectures, Rear Adm. Jerry Burroughs told Federal News Radio. Burroughs, the Navy’s C4I program executive officer (command, control, communications, computers and intelligence), said …

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