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Department of the Navy Innovation Vision

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“Throughout our history the Navy and Marine Corps have been agile, innovative, and adaptable, ensuring global stability and American prosperity. With increasing complexity and shrinking budgets, now is the time to remove barriers and foster a culture of innovation that unleashes the ingenuity intrinsic in our people. Innovation has been our tradition and …

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Autonomous Swarmboats: The Road to CARACaS

An unmanned 11-meter rigid hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) from Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock operates autonomously during an Office of Naval Research (ONR) sponsored Swarm demonstration held on the James River in Newport News, Va, Aug. 12, 2014. During the demonstration up to five unmanned surface vessels (USVs), using an ONR-sponsored system called CARACaS (Control Architecture for Robotic Agent Command Sensing), operated under autonomous control during escort, intercept and engage scenarios. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

By Dr. Robert A. Brizzolara In the not-so-distant past, scientific research that started here on Earth often ended up being used in spaceships and other craft among the planets and stars. In the case of the Navy’s newest breakthrough technology, however, it was science from NASA used in the Mars …

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P2P File Sharing on Your Government Computer is Prohibited, Bad for the Network, and Jeopardizes Mission

Information Systems Technician 3rd Class John Erskine, Chief Information Systems Technician Jennifer Williams, Cryptologic Technician (Networks) 2nd Class Tyrone Fuller, and Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Amanda Kisner work together to assess the security of the computer networks aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

By Command Master Chief (IDW/SW) Jon R. Taylor U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet What is Peer-to-Peer (P2P) software?  It is software that creates P2P networks, which directly link computers to one another, allowing users to share digital movies, music, and other files by circumventing centralized security controls and network …

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