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October-December 2006 Issue
For the past two years CHIPS magazine has been running the "Can You Hear Me Now" series of articles about the Department of ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Something is afoot in the Arctic, and computer models predict that we can expect further changes, including even less sea ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The "Grim Reapers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 returned to Naval Air Station ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
CELEBES SEA (NNS) -- Littoral combat ships have the unique ability to be part of customizable surface warfare, mine warfare ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Military air operations typically rely on large, manned, robust aircraft, but such missions put these expensive assets—and ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Launches of satellites for the Department of Defense (DoD) or other government agencies often cost hundreds of millions of ...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
In a “coalition of the willing,” the U.S. services joined allied partners in the U.S. Joint Staff sponsored Coalition ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Entertainment industry professionals toured Navy commands, July 24-27, as part of the Navy Office of ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Arctic sea ice coverage continued its below-average trend this year as the ice declined to its annual minimum on Sept. 17, ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The Department of Defense announced the recipients of the 2014 DoD Chief Information Officer awards at a Pentagon ceremony ...
Monday, February 9, 2015
Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the 2015 National Security Strategy released Feb. 6. <p>President ...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 – Today’s national security landscape challenges the Defense Department with threats ranging from ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The sea services <a href="http://www.navy.mil/local/maritime/" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
January-March 2011 Issue
Most of the buzz in the mobility world these days is about apps, apps and more apps. The growth in the number and variety of ...
Friday, August 1, 2014
Executive Order 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, directed the <a ...
Monday, February 2, 2015
Air-Traffic Controlman Darren S. Johnson (AW/SCW) of Portsmouth, Virginia, recently was selected as the Navy Installations ...
January-March 2015 Issue
Happy 80th anniversary of the founding of the Navy’s <a ...
October-December 2002 Issue
Welcome to Part 2 of our excursion through the history of desktop computing. Hardware is an important element of personal ...
July-September 2002 Issue
In honor of the 20th anniversary year of Chips, the editors have asked me to dust off my "Way-Back" Machine and look back at ...
January-March 2003 Issue
Welcome back to the third in a series of articles reviewing the history of personal computing. In the summer issue of CHIPS, ...
January-March 2012 Issue
Lt. Cmdr. Ima Eyep, a recent information professional lateral transfer from the surface warfare community, checks aboard a ...
Friday, March 27, 2015
ARLINGTON, Va.—For contributions to emergent technologies from augmented-reality training to tactical cyber warfare, Lt. ...
October-December 2014 Issue
We are making progress in our efforts to transcend the organizational constructs, processes and technologies of the past. A ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Every October since 2004, National Cyber Security Awareness Month—administered by the Department of Homeland Security ...
October-December 2012 Issue
Today's unmanned vehicles can trace their roots back to the inventor of alternating current (AC), Nikola Tesla (1856-1943). ...
July-September 2010 Issue
The earthquake in Haiti was undoubtedly a tremendous human tragedy, and for communicators, it represented an enormous ...
October-December 2014 Issue
<p><strong>Virtualization, Cloud Computing and Enhanced Cybersecurity</strong></p> <p>The ...
April-June 2002 Issue
As far-fetched as the concept of an ultra-high communications tower may seem, we are living in a time where the impossible ...
July-September 2010 Issue
Imagine a world without wireless devices: no radios, no televisions, no radar or satellite systems, no keyless car locks, ...
Friday, March 27, 2015
Two humans are getting ready to say farewell to Earth for nearly 12 months. <p>On March 27, 2015, NASA astronaut ...
October-December 2001 Issue
An Interview with Dinah F. B. Cohen, Director, Department of Defense, Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program. As a ...
Thursday, November 6, 2014
One month ago, on October 1, both the Naval Intelligence Activity (NIA) and <a ...
Monday, August 11, 2014
DARPA-funded researchers have developed one of the world’s largest and most complex computer chips ever produced—one whose ...
Friday, March 20, 2015
NORFOLK, Va. — Five E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 embarked upon their ...
April-June 2013 Issue
Active synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) is a powerful imaging technique that coherently combines echoes from multiple pings ...
Friday, January 17, 2014
<em>Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) is defined as “the effective understanding of anything associated with the global ...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Virginia Beach, Va. – The Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS), and Surface Warfare, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA ...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. (NNS) -- July 1 is the 90th birthday of the Aerographer's Mate or AG rating, established for the ...
October-December 2005 Issue
Winston Churchill once said, "There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction. To improve is to change, ...
April-June 2008 Issue
AROWS, a modification of the Navy Reserve Order Writing System, is an automated order writing system that gives all levels ...
January-March 2014 Issue
There is an age-old adage that says “all roads lead to Rome” — but for the Navy — all roads lead to information ...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (NNS) -- Final preparations are underway to launch the Navy's latest communications satellite that will ...
Monday, September 22, 2014
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrived at Naval Base San Diego after completing the ...
January-March 2015 Issue
The CHIPS mobile app for the Android and iOS operating systems is now available! Look for “DON CIO CHIPS Magazine” in ...
October-December 2010 Issue
This summer the Army turned the normal software development cycle on its ear by issuing "Apps for the Army," the Army’s ...
Yesterday, May 5, 2015
The Joint Information Environment (JIE) continues to serve as the Department of Defense’s (DoD) principal initiative to ...
July-September 2008 Issue
The Advanced Sensor Distribution System (ASDS) Laboratory, also known as the AN/SPQ-14(V) or ASDS lab, is a small lab with a ...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN RDA) Sean J. Stackley awarded personnel from ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
NAVAL AIR WEAPONS STATION CHINA LAKE, Calif. - The Honorable Sean Stackley was the latest of several senior Defense ...
January-March 2015 Issue
There is little argument that the electromagnetic spectrum is valuable: A few megahertz can sell for billions of dollars at ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Imagine taking the world's most powerful radio telescope, used by scientists around the globe, and piping a nearly ...
Monday, March 16, 2015
NAVY INFORMATION DOMINANCE FORCES, SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- For the first time in the Navy, there will be a fleet-wide ...
April-June 2008 Issue
Stronger and improved security settings were implemented for all Navy Marine Corps Intranet BlackBerry devices in February. ...
Monday, March 16, 2015
The Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) is embarking on a new adventure to communicate with the Fleet through our ...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A first-of-its-kind automated inventory system designed for U.S. Navy asset tracking for Program ...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The Battle of Midway was the turning point in the Pacific theater of operations during World War II. Key to Admiral Chester ...
Friday, June 6, 2014
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) Sailors and civilians commemorated the ...
January-March 2009 Issue
In April 2008, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) released a report called "Department of the ...
July-September 2008 Issue
Regardless if military communication specialists are participating in their 14th Combined Endeavor communications ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
It is difficult to imagine the modern world without the Global Positioning System (GPS), which provides real-time ...
October-December 2007 Issue
The Department of the Navy (DON) is a dynamic enterprise with personnel constantly on the move between the office, temporary ...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Hello Blue Angel Fans! <p>Best wishes from the Imperial Valley, the winter training home of your United States Navy ...
January-March 2014 Issue
Increasingly multinational coalitions are coming together to work on a variety of security challenges worldwide, whether to ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) seeks to preserve and extend decisive advantages for the U.S. military through ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
ARLINGTON, Va. –Interactive software that can dramatically cut the time it takes to plan safe submarine missions is crossing ...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2015 – The president’s fiscal year 2016 budget request of $534 billion protects America today, while ...
October-December 2014 Issue
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- While October is <a href="http://www.staysafeonline.org/ncsam/" alt='Link will ...
October-December 2003 Issue
When our warfighters make the call and ask that simple question, "Can you hear me now?" we need to be sure the answer is ...
April-June 2014 Issue
Commander, Naval Network Warfare Command Capt. Eugene Costello and Commanding Officer, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command ...
October-December 2014 Issue
Capt. Danelle Barrett is an Information Dominance Corps Officer and has been an Information Professional Officer for 25 ...
October-December 2014 Issue
The FEWC is a directorate within the Commander, <a href="http://www.navidfor.navy.mil" alt='Link will open in a ...
January-March 2013 Issue
Capt. Tim Gallaudet assumed duty as the 53rd Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Observatory Sept. 8, 2011. He graduated with ...
January-March 2006 Issue
Commander, Carrier Strike Group (COMCARSTRKGRU) Twelve initiated and executed a successful combined fleet, joint and ...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2015 – <a href="http://www.defense.gov/bios/biographydetail.aspx?biographyid=186" ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter is scheduled to unveil the Pentagon's new cyber strategy and ...
Friday, April 24, 2015
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter today unveiled the Defense Department’s second cyber strategy to ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter heads to Silicon Valley this afternoon to announce new ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA ...
April-June 2010 Issue
Not a week goes by without an inquiry to the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) or the Navy or ...
July-September 2011 Issue
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific's C4ISR department is working to make information dominance a reality by ...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
ARLINGTON, Va.— <a href="http://www.onr.navy.mil/About-ONR/Leadership/Chief-Naval-Research.aspx" alt='Link will ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Center for Information Dominance (CID) Sailors mentored local high school students in the inaugural ...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
WASHINGTON – A civilian engineer recognized for revolutionizing the Navy with a new mission engineering process to resolve ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The following “Ask the Expert” question was recently posted on the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON ...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has configured milCloud for the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network ...
January-March 2010 Issue
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DONCIO) represented the DON at the first International ...
April-June 2013 Issue
A key aspect of the Navy’s modernization planning is upgrading cybersecurity, command and control, communications and ...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) — Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the host of the 21st International Seapower ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) kicked off the 65th annual Current Strategy Form (CSF) with a ...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON – The Navy’s top leader released a detailed plan today that highlights the U.S. Navy’s intended track and ...
Thursday, April 2, 2015
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) stressed the ...
Friday, September 5, 2014
DAHLGREN, Va. — Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) leaders briefed Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. ...
Friday, September 26, 2014
SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited Sailors and Department of Defense ...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
FORT MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th ...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
"SPAWAR is the technical agent for a new era in naval warfare," said Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan ...
Thursday, February 5, 2015
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert outlined his thoughts Feb. 4 on three science and ...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert set the Navy’s course for the next four years with the release of the CNO’s ...
Friday, June 6, 2014
DEAUVILLE, France – Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert joined Chief of Staff of the French Navy, Adm. Bernard ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- The corporate director of Information Dominance for the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV N2/N6C) ...
January-March 2005 Issue
Because of the efforts of all participating nations, interoperability and C4I connectivity made RIMPAC 2004 an unprecedented ...
January-March 2007 Issue
Forty ships, six submarines, 160 aircraft and more than 19,000 personnel from Australia, Canada, Chile, Japan, Peru, South ...
October-December 2003 Issue
A Spanish soldier sent U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Timothy Knoblach an Artillery Systems Cooperation Activity (ASCA) message from ...
October-December 2014 Issue
The U.S. Navy’s cryptology community has a fascinating history, full of mysterious stories of deciphering the most ...
July-September 2006 Issue
Combined Endeavor is the largest security cooperation and communications exercise in the world. The multinational exercise ...
October-December 2012 Issue
Combined Endeavor is a U.S. European Command-sponsored multinational exercise intended to enhance communication network ...
April-June 2004 Issue
A well-ordered battlespace is critical to the success of any military operation. This article discusses a few of the issues ...
July-September 2014 Issue
The Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (N2/N6) is the Navy's lead office for resourcing ...
Monday, April 13, 2015
WASHINGTON, April 10, 2015 – Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen is leading a charge to modernize ...
July-September 2006 Issue
U.S. Pacific Command's Standing Joint Forces Headquarters (SJFHQ) participated in Exercise Vital Prospect with the ...
April-June 2014 Issue
On 8 November 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan struck the Republic of the Philippines causing widespread destruction and ...
July-September 2009 Issue
In today's warfighting environment, it is essential that we, as Defense leaders, accelerate the delivery of advanced ...
July-September 2007 Issue
"Communication is the essence of C4I," said Information Specialist 1st Class (SW) Anthony D. Pierce, referring to command, ...
January-March 2001 Issue
Background The Department of Defense (DoD) has a long-standing commitment to providing equal access and services for ...
Monday, April 13, 2015
When it comes to cutting-edge technology, the U.S. Navy is often the one sharpening the tip of the spear. The Navy League’s ...
April-June 2011 Issue
The Department of Defense, through its various commands and programs, contracts a significant number of cellular ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Recently I visited Navy Cyber Forces Command in the Hampton Roads area. After holding a great All Hands Call with our cyber ...
Friday, June 27, 2014
With representatives from the fleet, combat support agencies, joint staff, combatant commands, systems commands, the Naval ...
October-December 2001 Issue
We have all been reading about the increasing number of cyber attacks in today's news, with increasingly more menacing—and ...
April-June 2009 Issue
Interoperable communications between federal first responders and non-federal first responders is a vital capability that ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
ARLINGTON, Va.—The Office of Naval Research (ONR) today received one of the nation’s top manufacturing awards for an ...
Monday, November 17, 2014
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2014 – "Cyber blur" is an enormous challenge to those seeking to defend the nation's ...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md., Nov. 12, 2014 – Joint and coalition cyberspace forces completed Cyber Flag 15-1, a cyberspace ...
July-September 2013 Issue
Defense panelists discussed the thorny issues surrounding national cybersecurity at a defense conference in May. The panel’s ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 – Cyber is the ultimate team sport, and it will take true partnerships between defense and ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers told a House panel that cyber threats are real, hurting the nation and its allies and partners, ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., April 14, 2015 – Cyber is an operational domain, and military leaders are going to have to understand ...
Friday, March 6, 2015
WASHINGTON — Over five years of U.S. Cyber Command operations, global movement of threat activity through cyberspace has ...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Just when you thought it was safe to go shopping again, Home Depot reported a data breach in September that lasted for ...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Cybersecurity or convenience? Do you have to give up one for the sake of the other? According to a survey issued by Raytheon ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) commemorated 40 years of ...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
DARPA announced plans March 11 to research and develop tools for online privacy, one of the most vexing problems facing the ...
Friday, October 31, 2014
Officials from Guinness World Records today recognized DARPA’s Terahertz Electronics program for creating the fastest ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Information technology is a key enabler for the Defense Department (DoD) and has been a focus area for DARPA since its ...
Thursday, October 2, 2014
FORT MEADE, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 – The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working on new ways to protect information ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2015 – After months of work with world-class experts and online challenges, 60 cadets and midshipmen ...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
How will the growing use of robots change people’s lives and make a difference for society? How do teens want robots to make ...
Friday, April 10, 2015
As modern software systems continue inexorably to increase in complexity and capability, users have become accustomed to ...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
DARPA released <em>Breakthrough Technologies for National Security</em> March 26, a biennial report summarizing ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 – The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is unveiling a new program to boost U.S. air ...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
<em>Use of full prototype system during training exercise marks the first fully digital, real-time coordination of ...
Friday, November 21, 2014
The giant, balloon-like inflatable robot named Baymax in Disney’s Big Hero 6 has its roots in real-world research conducted ...
Monday, June 16, 2014
<a class="bodytxt" href="http://www.darpa.mil/" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
July-September 2014 Issue
<a href=" http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/About/Senior-Executives/Biographies/Sawyer,%20D.pdf" alt='Link will ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
WASHINGTON - The Navy's DDG 51 modernization program has met two key milestones Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced ...
July-September 2009 Issue
As cell phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs) become more technologically advanced, attackers are finding new ways ...
January-March 2015 Issue
A recently issued Defense Department directive, DoDD 5144.02, clarifies the many responsibilities of the DoD Chief ...
Friday, March 6, 2015
Stuart F. Timerman, the <a href="http://www.disa.mil/Mission-Support/Spectrum/About-Us" alt='Link will open in ...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Today [Feb 2] the Department of the Navy submitted our FY16 budget request of $161.0 billion to Congress. Here’s what it ...
Friday, May 1, 2015
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- It's a career-defining moment for 36 college and university faculty April 30, as the Department of ...
July-September 2003 Issue
In an environment where information, intelligence, and communications shape the battlefield, United States Special ...
April-June 2006 Issue
The Defense Logistics Information Service's mission is to provide interoperable, integrated, quality logistics data and IT ...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Transduction involving the conversion of energy from one form into another is common in many military and space devices, ...
October-December 2004 Issue
The Department of Defense (DoD) Interoperability Communications Exercise (DICE) is an annual training exercise, sponsored by ...
July-September 2008 Issue
Since 1988, the Defense Department's Interoperability Communications Exercise has been the only DoD exercise whose primary ...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. – The <a href="http://www.disa.mil/" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The Defense Department began deploying version 1.0 of the unclassified mobility capability Jan. 31 and will build out ...
Friday, May 17, 2013
Fort George G. Meade, Md. - The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) today announced approval of the Apple iOS 6 ...
Monday, July 1, 2013
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. –- DISA’s Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization awarded a firm fixed price ...
January-March 2015 Issue
<p>The Defense Department is migrating to a new official enterprise collaboration tool, Defense Collaboration Service ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
DISA Direct Storefront (DDSF) Wave 1 will roll out Oct. 31. In this release, mission partners will be able to order ...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2015 – The reshaping of the Defense Department’s premiere information technology agency is vital to how ...
Friday, February 6, 2015
WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2015 — The Defense Information Systems Agency is rolling out a new online collaboration tool that offers ...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. – The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and its Army and Air Force mission partners ...
October-December 2001 Issue
Fleet systems today are becoming increasingly complicated requiring interconnectivity capability, comprehensive IT training ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 – Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen held a media roundtable recently ...
Monday, November 10, 2014
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2014 – The Defense Department is pushing forward on information technology such as cloud computing, ...
Yesterday, May 5, 2015
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md -- The Defense Information Systems Agency granted a Department of Defense Provisional Authorization ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 – Acting Defense Department Chief Information Officer <a ...
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