Military Capabilities

USN cyber-mission force teams reach FOC

03 November 2017

Key Points

  • Full Operational Capability was achieved almost a year ahead of schedule
  • The USN has 40 CMF teams, made up of approximately 1,800 personnel

The US Navy’s Cyber Mission Force (CMF) teams achieved full operational capability (FOC) in early October, almost a year ahead of schedule, the US Navy’s Fleet Cyber Command/US 10th Fleet announced on 2 November.

All 40 of the USN CMF teams, which include approximately 1,800 personnel, are now fully operational and capable of fulfilling their assigned missions, a spokesperson for Fleet Cyber Command/US 10th Fleet told Jane’s .

It should be noted that FOC is not a measurement of overall combat readiness, but that all navy teams are now capable of operating at full mission capacity.

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