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NAVWAR Awards $104M in OTA Production Contracts for Warfare Tech Transition Effort

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Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NIWC) has awarded other transaction authority production (OTP) contracts worth $104 million combined to transition three prototype technologies under the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP). “This process provides a unique opportunity to leverage an OTA to not only rapidly prototype," said Don Sallee, acquisition planning services manager at NIWC Atlantic.

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Rear Adm. Kathleen Creighton: Navy Augments Teleworking Policies Amid COVID-19

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Rear Adm. Kathleen Creighton, cybersecurity division director at the Chief of Naval Operations Office, said the boosted amount of teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in cybersecurity risks, National Defense Magazine reported Monday. She said at a Navy League virtual conference that the teleworking boost has created openings for adversaries to attack, and the service branch addresses this issue through the creation of new policies.

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Vice Adm. Michael Gilday Senate-Confirmed as Chief of Naval Operations

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The Senate has voted to promote Vice Adm. Michael Gilday to admiral and confirm his position as chief of naval operations, Military.com reported Thursday. Gilday, the current director of the Joint Staff, received Senate confirmation for the U.S. Navy role after the Senate Armed Services Committee’s vote of approval

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Report: Trump to Nominate Vice Adm. Michael Gilday as Chief of Naval Operations

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resident Trump will nominate Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, director of the Joint Staff, to serve as the next chief of naval operations, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. A U.S. official said the president approved Gilday’s nomination for the post during a meeting with Navy officials at the White House on Wednesday.

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Report: Vice Adm. Michael Gilday Among Top Candidates for CNO Role

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Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, director of the Joint Staff, has emerged as one of the top contenders for the role of chief of naval operations, Defense News reported Tuesday. Sources said Gilday would bring his experience in cyber warfare to the role if he were to be nominated and confirmed. He is former head of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and 10th Fleet.

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Navy Tactical Networks Program Office Confirms Alignment With Maritime Superiority Plan

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The U.S. Navy's Tactical Networks Program Office or PMW 160 verified the alignment of its efforts with the chief of naval operations' maritime superiority plan after a recent review. The office concluded that its efforts support A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority Version 2.0., fostering future plans to boost the fleet's network capacities, the Navy said Wednesday.

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Navy Revives Second Fleet; Adm. John Richardson Comments

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Navy Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, announced Friday the service branch has restored the U.S. 2nd Fleet in a move to help address National Defense Strategy objectives. The Navy said Friday the reactivated fleet will manage naval ships, aircraft and landing forces assigned to the East Coast and northern Atlantic Ocean. …

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