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US rebrands information warfare activities

5th June 2019 - 13:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


Two recent service announcements reflect an ongoing rebranding of cyber and information warfare activities across the US Department of Defense.

The latest announcement, made by the US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations, ADM John Richardson on 3 June, is the immediate name change of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to Naval Information Warfare Systems Command. 

Navy sources say that the name change reaffirms ‘the command's commitment to outpacing adversaries in the information warfare domain to enable a competitive edge in all other warfare domains.’

The announcement follows a recent presentation by LTG Steve Fogarty, Commanding General, US Army Cyber

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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