Tag Archives: Office of the Secretary of Defense

Dave Tremper: DOD Needs to Change Way of Managing Electronic Protection

Dave Tremper

Dave Tremper, who oversees electronic warfare from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, said the military needs to treat electronic protection as a portfolio of features, not systems. Tremper, who has listed electronic protection among his priorities, said DOD has lesser chances of succeeding in electromagnetic warfare if EP capabilities are managed across different portfolios.

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John Seel Becomes Leader of NSWC Dahlgren Division’s Warfare Control & Integration Department

John Seel

John Seel, formerly software senior scientific and technical manager for Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division's (NSWCDD) strategic and computing systems department, has been named head of the division's warfare control and integration department. He assumed leadership of the latter department on Jan. 4, succeeding Michael Till who plans to retire this month after a 23-yer tenure with NSWCDD. 

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Joint INDOPACOM Exercise Last Year Used New Simulation Tech

INDOPACOM

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) used a modern simulation tool to administer a wargame exercise that took place in August 2019. USINDOPACOM leveraged the Standard Wargame Integration Facilitation Toolkit to conduct the Joint Forces Energy Wargame (JFEW) and perform associated analyses.

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Chris Pehrson, VP of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Chris Pehrson, vice president of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his second year as chairman of the Unmanned Systems Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4x24 program.

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DoD Unveils Road Map to Boost Potential of Unmanned Systems

The Defense Department has published a roadmap that aims to guide military services and the DoD to integrate their goals for autonomous systems. The roadmap presented interoperability, autonomy, network security and human-machine collaboration as the four themes that can serve as the foundational areas of interest for accelerating the use of unmanned systems, according to a report obtained by USNI News on Thursday.

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Transcom, Pentagon’s CAPE Org Start Mobility Requirements Study

The U.S. Transportation Command and the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation organization have partnered to determine the number of airlift, tanker and sealift platforms needed to support combatant command missions. The Mobility Capabilities and Requirements Study, mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2018, aims to identify …

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