Insights from Military Leaders on Arctic Strategy, Cloud Technology, and Communication Experiment


This edition of Fed Gov Today is sponsored by Carahsoft and Dell Technologies.

The new National Strategy for the Arctic Region takes a 10-year view of that region of the world. The strategy says it will be “a framework to guide the U.S. Government’s approach to confronting the new challenges and opportunities in the Arctic.” CDR Casey Gon, Director of the National Ice Center, and Commanding Officer of the Naval Ice Center, says his command, and its work in the Arctic, is a collaboration of the Navy, the Coast Guard, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The importance of cloud technology to the future fight is moving beyond technology leaders in the military. Leaders at every level list edge computing as a key component of warfighting tools like JADC2. Manny Yusuf, Chief Cloud Architect at Dell Technologies, tells me warfighting isn’t the only use for the cloud in the military.

Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic will use results from a recent communications experiment to contribute to the development of JADC2. The exercise included manned and unmanned ships at Sullivan’s Island, SC. I asked Pete Reddy, Executive Director of NIWC Atlantic, about his organization’s mission.

Links mentioned during pod:

ACT-IAC Climate Change Summit, April 17, 2023

AFCEA International TechNet Cyber, May 2-4, 2023



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