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Army moving out on global classified network modernization

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The Army will soon be releasing request for proposals to create a global SIPRNet.

Navy plans to deploy Project Overmatch capabilities throughout the fleet ‘sooner than later’

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The advanced networking capabilities will be "transformational," according to Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro.

Navy on track to deploy Project Overmatch capabilities with carrier strike group in early 2023

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After about 18 months of work on Project Overmatch, the Navy is on track to deploy a more advanced networking capability with a carrier strike group early next year, the service’s top officer said Thursday. The highly classified Project Overmatch is the Navy’s contribution to the Pentagon’s vision for Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2). “We are swimming in data. How do you get the right information to the right…

Army to kick off ‘bring your own device’ pilot in coming weeks

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The Army is about to begin a pilot for implementing a “bring your own device” (BYOD) concept that will allow soldiers to connect their personal communication and IT devices to Army networks. The effort will begin in September or early October, according to Lt. Gen. John Morrison Jr., deputy chief of staff, G-6, who serves as the principal military adviser to Army leadership for planning, strategy and implementation of command,…

For resiliency, the Army may look to rely more on commercial systems than SIPRNet, NIPRNet

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The Army’s top IT official on Wednesday questioned the utility of the service’s current classified and unclassified network configurations and instead pointed to the possibility of relying on commercial systems that could be more resilient in future conflicts against sophisticated adversaries. Adversaries will contest U.S. forces unlike ever before, straining the network and making it harder for data to be passed back and forth and accessed at the right time,…