Craig Clapperton

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (Sept. 27, 2018) – Sailors stand watch in the Fleet Operations Center at the headquarters of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F). (U.S. Navy Photo by MC1 Samuel Souvannason/Released)

Following reforms, Navy seeing cyber mission force readiness improvements

The Navy has made several adjustments to the training and manning of its cyber mission forces for U.S. Cyber Command to address readiness concerns.
Fire Controlman (Aegis) 3rd Class Thomas Tecchio stands the SPY radar system control watch aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) as it transits the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit Sept. 17, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Stack)

Navy building out non-kinetic effects teams

The teams will vary in size and scope, but include some combination of cyber, electronic warfare and/or space capabilities for fleet commanders.
USS Princeton, missile, weapons
Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton fire an RGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missile during the Rim of the Pacific 2016, the world’s largest international maritime exercise, in the Pacific Ocean, July 14, 2016. (U.S. Navy / Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Noble)

Signals intelligence expected to play big role in enabling – and denying – long-range fires

Signals intelligence capabilities from Fleet Cyber Command allow for greater maritime and space domain awareness to enable long-range precision fires.