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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.

Marine Corps Information Command to be activated in FY23, commanded by the service's cyber and space leader

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Maj. Gen. Ryan Heritage, commander of MARFORCYBER and MARFORSPACE, will lead the forthcoming information command.

Navy releases cyberspace superiority vision

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The new vision articulates three pillars for how the Navy will gain superiority in cyberspace: secure, survive and strike.

Services working to convergence EW, cyber warfare capabilities

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Each of the military departments are working to develop integrated cyber and electronic warfare capabilities, but lawmakers are pushing for more inter-service integration of these efforts.

Marine Corps focusing more on data, which means it must enhance cloud capabilities

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Advancements in cloud computing will allow the Marine Corps to mass store and compute data enabling it to get to the right forces at the right time.

Senate wants tighter cyber-electronic warfare integration, clarity on organizations for cyber ops

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The Senate Armed Services Committee wants a strategy and more coherent integration of cyber and electronic warfare effects in military operations. A provision in the committee’s version of the fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act is requiring the Department of Defense to develop a strategy for “converged cyber and electronic warfare conducted by and through deployed military and intelligence assets operating in the radiofrequency domain to provide strategic, operational and…

Top Marine expects unmanned technology to spur change in designs of amphibs

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The development and fielding of new unmanned systems will likely lead to changes in how the Marine Corps’ next generation of amphibious ships are designed, the service’s top officer said Thursday. Future amphibs will need to be able to launch and recover a variety of robotic platforms — including aerial drones and surface and subsurface vessels — that the U.S. military intends to field, Commandant Gen. David Berger noted an…

Marine Corps releases new doctrine on information

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The Marine Corps on Wednesday released its latest doctrinal publication focused on information, putting it on a level footing with other aspects of warfighting. Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication-8, Information, aims to describe the purpose and mechanics of using information as a warfighting tool for the entire service. “Information is key to gaining advantage in all domains, whether on the battlefield or during day-to-day @USMC ops in competition,” Gen. David Berger,…

Marine Corps outlines priorities for improving tactical data and communications capabilities

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The Marine Corps is undertaking several efforts in the next two years to improve how it leverages data at the tactical edge to make it more effective in highly dynamic environments. Self-described as America’s 9-1-1 force and thus needing to be extremely mobile and agile, the Corps needs to flow data rapidly and understand it. “Force design, what does that mean for me as the deputy commandant for information? If…