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

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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Vice Adm. Matthew Kohler on Navy’s Current Information Warfare Approach

Vice Adm. Matthew Kohler, the top information warfare officer at the U.S. Navy, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday that the service considers information warfare as decisive both in daily operations and high-end kinetic fight. “In information warfare, while the rest of the warfare areas are involved in the high-end conflict [eventually], we consider the high-end conflict now. Constant contact with the enemy in terms of cybersecurity, being able to operate within the [electromagnetic spectrum], all of those. We consider ourselves in contact with the adversary now,” Kohler said. 

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Vice Adm. Matthew Kohler Nominated as Navy Intell Director

President Donald Trump has nominated Vice Adm. Matthew Kohler, commander of the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Information Forces, as deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare and as director of naval intelligence. The Defense Department said Wednesday Trump also recommended Kohler for reappointment to the rank of vice admiral. Kohler will succeed …

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