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In light of great power competition, DOD reevaluating irregular warfare and info ops

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The DOD is experimenting with a new concept called active deterrence.

DOD making progress in information operations but more improvement is needed, experts say

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The Pentagon is still working to meet requirements from the fiscal 2020 NDAA when it comes to building out an information operations enterprise.

Air Force keeping information environment strategic plan out of public view

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The Operations in the Information Environment Strategic Plan identifies key activities and milestones to transform how the Air Force operates in that realm.

Navy seeing increase in demand for information warfare experts

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The Navy is looking to increase funding for information operations and creating information ops surge teams.

US Army special operation forces providing 'effective' contributions to Ukraine, leader says

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The Army's Special Operations Command is helping Ukraine jam and defeat Russian drones.

DOD publishes revised doctrine on information

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The revised doctrine addresses DOD's role in the information environment and using information during joint operations.

Air Force assessing information warfare lessons from Ukraine-Russia conflict

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine is providing an important case study for how information warfare can play out in the modern era, according to a top U.S. Air Force general. “As we’re in competition leading up to this crisis, the ability of our enterprise to support our senior leaders and the [intelligence community] and the sharing with our secretary of state, with the National Security Council, with the president, with…

Legislation calls for new joint information ops course for US troops

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The House Armed Services Committee wants the Pentagon to provide members of the U.S. military a new course to better prepare them to conduct information operations. The chairman’s mark of the fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), released Monday, includes a provision directing the secretary of defense to establish such a course for planning and conducting information operations in a joint environment. This course must include: standard qualifications and…

House panel wants to force DOD to develop common language on information operations

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Congress is aiming to limit the secretary of Defense’s travel if the Department of Defense does not develop a joint lexicon regarding information operations. The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems wants the department to develop a joint lexicon for terms related to information operations, including information environment, operations in the information environment, and information-related capabilities, according to staff members familiar with the subcommittee’s plans…