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Naval Aviation Focuses on Maintaining Readiness

Editor’s note: As the Program Executive Officer, Tactical Aircraft Programs, Rear Adm. Shane Gahagan serves as the lead for the engineering reform pillar of the Naval Sustainment System-Aviation. In his column below, he summarizes some of the process improvements that are designed to sustain readiness. By Rear Adm. Shane Gahagan, …

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USS Gerald R. Ford Returns to Norfolk

By Capt. John J. Cummings, Commanding Officer, USS Gerald R. Ford Today, the mighty warship USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) returned home to Naval Station Norfolk for the first time in 15 months, marking the official completion of our post-shakedown availability (PSA) at Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding. Fifteen …

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The Threat from Within

By Carlos F. Parter, FCC/C10F Office of the Navy Authorizing Official When we consider cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities, we often think of external actors. Indeed, external actors work hard to get into our information technology infrastructure. Surprisingly, they are not our primary threat. When external actors successfully exploit a vulnerability, …

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