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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.

New Army intel unit having big impact on recently established 'triad'

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Army Cyber Command’s new intelligence unit blending historical military intelligence activities with commercial data and public information is providing critical insights in a rapid manner to a newly established “triad” between the service’s cyber, missile defense and special operations organizations. Last week, the Army announced this new triad between Army Cyber Command, Army Space and Missile Defense Command and Army Special Operations Command, which aims to to…

Next phase of Army's HADES aerial intelligence project expected this summer

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The Army is expected to move forward on the next phase of a key modernization priority focused on improving aerial intelligence. Dennis Teefy, the lead official on the Army’s High Accuracy Detection and Exploitation System, or HADES, told FedScoop the service will take the next steps to optimize sensors within the aerial intelligence program for the emerging threats of near-peer adversaries in the coming months. In June 2021, the Army…

New Marine Corps information command seeks to better link theater forces to the joint force

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A forthcoming command announced by the commandant of the Marine Corps aims to more tightly link the service’s information forces in theater with the broader joint force across the globe. The Corps intends to create a Marine Corps Information Command (MCIC), according to the annual update to Gen. David Berger’s Force Design 2030, released Monday. Given the global nature of the information environment, the Corps believes it will need to…

Intel disclosures becoming 'instrument of power' to 'throw adversaries off their game'

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The recent trend of the U.S. intelligence community declassifying intelligence to inform the global community of Russia’s actions in the run-up to and during its invasion of Ukraine also seeks to cause friction on the nation’s actions, according to a U.S. Cyber Command official. “The U.S. and its allies are increasingly using intelligence itself as an instrument of power, as a spoiling attack against adversaries through the rapid declassification and…

Intelligence community navigating role of alerting public through information disclosures

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The U.S. intelligence community, which typically works to inform policymakers at the highest levels of classification, is working to revise its products and sanitize its findings to guard the public against broad disinformation campaigns by foreign adversaries, a top official said Wednesday. In addition to educating the public on what disinformation is and how to be wary of sources of information, ahead of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine the intelligence community…

New Army unit will combine military intelligence with open source data on foreign adversaries

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The Army has created a new group that will blend historical military intelligence activities with commercial data and public information to support cyber operations, according to a spokesperson.   While designated under Intelligence and Security Command, the Cyber Military Intelligence Group (CMIG) will directly support requirements for Army Cyber Command and function under its operational control, according to an Army news article released in February. It will direct, synchronize and…