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Fleet Cyber Command

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.
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). Since its establishment, FCC/C10F has grown into an operational force composed of more than 14,000 Active and Reserve Sailors and civilians organized into 28 active commands, 40 Cyber Mission Force units, and 26 reserve commands around the globe. (U.S. Navy Photo by MC1 Samuel Souvannason/Released)

Fleet Cyber Command creates Operation Cyber Dragon to mitigate vulnerabilities in Navy networks

Operation Cyber Dragon is focused on identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities of commercial cloud-hosted and externally facing assets.
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). Since its establishment, FCC/C10F has grown into an operational force composed of more than 14,000 Active and Reserve Sailors and civilians organized into 28 active commands, 40 Cyber Mission Force units, and 26 reserve commands around the globe. (U.S. Navy Photo by MC1 Samuel Souvannason/Released)

Fleet Cyber Command will soon get a new deputy commander

Rear Adm. Michael Bernacchi Jr., currently the director for plans and policy at U.S. Space Command, will become a deputy commander at Fleet Cyber Command/10th Fleet.
Cyber warfare operators assigned to the 275th Cyber Operations Squadron of the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group of the Maryland Air National Guard configure a threat intelligence feed for daily watch in the Hunter’s Den at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md., Dec. 2, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)

As threats increase, combatant commands want more cyber support and integration

New planning and command and control entities are increasing cyber planning support across the globe.
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