U.S. Naval Information Forces

Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) is an Echelon III command under Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM). It is the Type Commander (TYCOM) for meteorology and oceanography, cryptology/SIGINT, cyber, electronic warfare, information operations, intelligence, networks, and space disciplines. Like other TYCOMs, this is the manpower, training, modernization, and maintenance component for these disciplines.[2] The commander of NAVIFOR is VADM Brian Brown.[1]

Information Forces Command
ActiveOctober 1, 2014-current
CountryUnited States of America
TypeType Commander
Garrison/HQSuffolk, Virginia
Vice Admiral Brian B. Brown[1]

On February 9, 2016, the command was renamed from Navy Information Dominance Forces (NAVIDFOR) to Naval Information Forces as part of the alignment of the Information Dominance Corps under its new name, the Information Warfare Community.[3]

See also


  1. "Vice Admiral Brian B. Brown - Commander, Naval Information Forces". United States Navy. June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  2. "Navy Establishes Information Dominance Forces". U.S. Navy. Retrieved 2014-12-07.
  3. "NAVIDFOR Changes Name to Naval Information Forces". Official Website of the United States Navy. U.S. Navy. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.