Naval Forecast, Industry's Role in Readiness, Coast Guard's Unmanned Fleet Plan

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Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command features six major commands. One of them is Fleet Weather Center Norfolk. Capt. Erin Acosta, Commanding Officer of Fleet Weather Center Norfolk, says her command is a sister command to Fleet Weather Center San Diego.

Readiness is still top-of-mind for the military, including the sea services. Leaders from each of the services referenced readiness in remarks at Sea Air Space 2023. Aaron Duchak, Regional Vice President for Salesforce, says industry can help the services with their readiness challenges.

The Coast Guard says its new Unmanned Systems Strategic Plan will drive change in three areas. The Guard lists mission execution improvement; defense against unlawful use of unmanned systems; and establishing and enforcing a regulatory framework for using unmanned systems and automation in the Marine Transportation System safely and lawfully. VADM Kevin Lunday, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander and Commander of Coast Guard Defense Forces East, says AI is a topic everyone should be interested in.

Links mentioned on the pod:

ACT-IAC Climate Change Summit, April 17, 2023

AFCEA International TechNet Cyber, May 2-4, 2023

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