C4iSR: Maritime

US Navy integrates and elevates cyber operations role

18 December 2017

The US Navy (USN) is increasing the integration of cyber operations with other elements of the battlespace and is creating the operational role of Information Warfare Commander as it seeks to improve decision-making in the maritime domain, a senior USN officer has said.

Combining the delivery of effects in and through cyber operations with tactical maritime signals intelligence and with the operation of US networks and telecommunications systems is central to the service’s development of its cyber capability, Vice Admiral Michael Gilday, head of US Fleet Cyber Command and US 10th Fleet, told the SMI Maritime Information Warfare conference in London.

Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at

(125 of 737 words)


  • Mk 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System (EOSS)

    Type Naval Fire-Control System (FCS). Development In 2005, following a competitive procurement process, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (acquired by L-3 Communications in February 2012 and now operating as L-3 KEO) was chosen to provide the US Navy (USN) with an EOSS as part of the CG-47