Tag Archives: mary o’brien

USAF Cyber, ISR Unit Eyes Open-Systems ABMS Tech; Lt. Gen. Mary O’Brien Quoted

Lt. Gen. Mary O Brien

The U.S. Air Force’s new office for cyber as well as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations is continuing work to establish the service branch’s Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS). “Their mission is to defend and ensure electromagnetic spectrum access for the Air Force and DoD activities in support of our national policy objectives and global operations,” said Lt. Gen. Mary O’Brien.

Read More »

Air Force Reorganizes Spectrum Mgmt Office to Streamline Info Warfare Efforts; Lt. Gen. Mary O’Brien Quoted

JADC2

The U.S. Air Force has transitioned its Spectrum Management Office (AFSMO) into the Cyberspace Operations and Warfighter Communications Directorate as part of a reorganization effort aimed at synchronizing information warfare functions. AFSMO will continue to operate from Fort George G. Meade in Maryland and handle efforts involving electromagnetic spectrum allocations and the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) system.

Read More »

Lt. Gen. Mary O’Brien: USAF Implements New, Expanded Emphasis on Electronic Warfare

Lt. Gen. Mary O Brien

Lt. Gen. Mary O’Brien, the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) deputy chief of staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Cyber Effects Operations, said her team is including electronic warfare among priorities. She said at the Air, Space and Cyber Conference virtual event that USAF is reorganizing its spectrum management office as part of efforts to pursue priorities.

Read More »