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Navy Innovation, Silicon Valley Style

SAN FRANCISCO (June 25, 2016) Participants brainstorm their methods of attack during the 2016 Navy “#HackTheSky” hackathon, hosted by the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), at Galvanize in San Francisco, California, June 25-26. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Victoria Ochoa)

By Cmdr. Zachary Staples Director, Naval Postgraduate School Center for Cyber Warfare A diverse collective of nearly 150 of Silicon Valley’s best coders, hackers and all around cyber experts gathered June 24-26 at warehouse-turned-innovation hub Galvanize in the heart of San Francisco, California. Their charge was to hack into the …

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Operationalizing Innovation

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. (March 26, 2015) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Recruit Daniel Banks, assigned to Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), stands as the port lookout during a simulated bridge training exercise at Fort Eustis, March 26. Ford's Navigation and Deck Department Sailors participate in the monthly training exercise to prepare to successfully navigate an aircraft carrier at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kristopher Ruiz/Released)

By Cmdr. Christopher Angelopoulos Head of PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)’s Innovation Cell What? We’ve all heard it. We’ve all been confronted with the same reactions when introduced to new ways of doing business: “Been there, done that.” “We don’t have time.” It is possible to overcome resistance to change …

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Department of the Navy Innovation Vision

“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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Evolution of the Aircraft Carrier

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13. AnnualEx 13 is designed to increase the defensive readiness and interoperability of Japanese and U.S. Naval forces through training in air and sea operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman/Released)

By Annalisa Underwood Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division Aircraft carriers are often revered as the “powerhouse of the fleet” because of their size, strength, capabilities and importance to our national security. For nearly 100 years, the aircraft carrier has continued to evolve alongside the technological advancements …

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