The US Navy’s ‘Manhattan Project’ has its leader

October 15, 2020



The US Navy’s top officer has tasked a former surface warfare officer turned engineering duty officer to create a powerful, all-connecting network service that leaders believe they will need in order to fight and win against a high-end foe such as China.

Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Michael Gilday, tasked Rear Adm. Douglas Small to lead an effort that will “develop networks, infrastructure, data architecture, tools, and analytics that support the operational and developmental environment that will enable our sustained maritime dominance.”

Calling the effort Project Overmatch, Gilday called it the Navy’s top priority after the Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine…


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