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Network-Centric Warfare: Next Steps Toward Achieving the Vision Event Speakers Confirmed

(VIENNA, VA., February 9, 2016)— 1105 Public Sector Media Group and technical partner Booz Allen Hamilton are pleased to announce the event speakers for ‘Network-Centric Warfare: Next Steps Toward Achieving The Vision’ occurring on February 16. This event is co-located with WEST 2016—co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, and will take place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

Speakers include keynote Rear Admiral David H. Lewis, Commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), U.S. Navy; Bill Bonwit, Department Head for the Command and Control (C2) SPAWAR, Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific); Greg Shaffer, Assistant Chief Engineer, Mission Engineering, National Competency Lead ISR/IO, SPAWAR; and Steve Soules and Greg Wenzel, C4ISR experts from Booz Allen Hamilton. Speakers will discuss the current vision of network-centric warfare and steps the Department and Navy/Marine Corps can take to achieve it.

“The concept of network-centric warfare is more complex than ever, as DOD seeks to integrate cyberspace and the electromagnetic spectrum with the traditional battle domains of land, air, sea and space,” said Kevin McCaney, Editor-in-Chief, Defense Systems. “At this event, DOD leaders and experts will discuss how the department can overcome the technological hurdles and finally realize the full vision of network-centric warfare.”

“This event will provide a dynamic forum in which leaders from the Navy and Marine Corps can discuss strategies for overcoming both the technological and cultural challenges to achieving and capitalizing on the virtues of network-centric warfare in order to have secure and seamless C4ISR systems for mission success,” said Steve Soules, Executive Vice President and Lead, Navy/Marine Corps C4ISR, Defense & Intelligence Group, Booz Allen Hamilton.

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About 1105 Public Sector Media Group
1105 Public Sector Media Group, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., provides information, insight and analysis to the Government IT and Education IT (FED/SLED) sectors. Our content platforms include print, digital, online, events and a broad spectrum of marketing services.

About Booz Allen Hamilton
Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering, and innovation expertise.

With international headquarters in McLean, Virginia, the firm employs more than 22,500 people globally, and had revenue of $5.27 billion for the 12 months ended March 31, 2015. To learn more, visit (NYSE: BAH)

Carmel McDonagh


Posted on 02/09/2016 at 8:29 AM