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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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SPAWAR Promotes Newest Seaport Contract Vehicle at Industry Event

Officials from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command talked with over 300 private sector representatives during an industry day dedicated to Seaport Next Generation, the U.S. Navy's newest contract vehicle for program management and technical services. The event, hosted by the National Defense Industry Association, took place in San Diego, Calif., on March 20, the Navy said Tuesday

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Navy Begins to Implement Surface Fleet Review Recommendations

The U.S. Navy has started to implement recommendations from a review of accidents involving the service branch’s surface ships in an effort to boost fleet safety and readiness. Adm. Bill Moran, vice chief of naval operations, directed Adm. Phil Davidson, head of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, to conduct the …

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Profile: Thresa Lang, Navy Cybersecurity Division Director for DCNO N2/N6

Thresa Lang serves as director of U.S. Navy cybersecurity division in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance. In this capacity, she oversees cyber analysis, assessment and technical efforts across the service branch. She concurrently serves as director of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s Washington operations …

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Vice Adm. Joseph Rixey to Retire as DSCA Director

Vice Adm. Joseph Rixey, director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, plans to retire in July after nearly four years in the job, The Hill reported Wednesday. He was originally slated to leave DSCA in September 2016 but was asked by the agency to extend his tenure to oversee reform of the foreign military sales process, according to the …

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Vice Adm. David Lewis Succeeds Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello as DCMA Director

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. David Lewis, former commander of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, has assumed leadership of the Defense Contract Management Agency. DCMA said Wednesday Lewis succeeded Air Force Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello, who retired after 36 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. James MacStravic, acting defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology …

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Rear Adm. Carl Chebi Takes Navy PEO Roles for C4I, Space Systems

Rear Adm. Carl Chebi, formerly vice commander of the Naval Air Systems Command, has assumed new roles as program executive officer for space systems and PEO for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence at the U.S. Navy. The Navy said Tuesday Chebi succeeded Rear Adm. Christian Becker, who will become commander of the Space and …

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