Tag Archives: Christian Becker

Navy Refines Network Integration Engineering Facility

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Naval Information Warfare Systems Command has applied new updates to its Network Integration Engineering Facility, a site working to integrate off-the-shelf products into military operations. NAVWAR said Wednesday that its NIEF offers an environmentally controlled facility, updated integration capability and accelerated shipboard installation services.

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Navy Renames SPAWAR to Focus on Information Warfare

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The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command will operate under a new name as Naval Information Warfare Systems Command as part of increased focus on information warfare. Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, announced the name change during a recent Information Warfare Senior Leadership Symposium in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Navy said Monday

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SPAWAR Highlights Need for Digital Navy at Sea-Air-Space 2019

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The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command led 10 other commands in promoting the advantages of building a digital Navy during the 2019 Sea-Air-Space Exposition at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. “We are facing a culture shift where data is a vital strategic resource in warfare. Networks, communication and data storage with the tools to access and maximize use of the data are all key to our overall mission effectiveness across the Navy from personnel management to logistics to kinetic operations,” SPAWAR Commander Rear Adm. Christian Becker said in a statement Wednesday.

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Navy, Marines Test New Information Warfare Techs at ANTX West

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The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps concluded the exercise ANTX West 2019 exploring how both services could integrate new information warfare technologies into operations in the field, USNI News reported Friday. The 10-day event at the Navy’s offshore San Clemente Island ranges and in San Diego laboratories and facilities involved nearly 60 defense contractors, tech companies, military laboratories and members of the academia.

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James Geurts: AI has Potential for Accelerating Navy’s Training Efforts

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James Geurts, assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy for research, development and acquisition, said during his WEST 2019 speech that artificial intelligence must be leveraged for training operations, USNI reported Thursday. “I think an area we don’t talk enough about where I think there’s also very interesting opportunities is in training, and how do we speed up our training cycles,” he noted.

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Navy Appoints Rear Adm. Christian Becker SPAWAR Commander

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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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