U.S. Navy Organization and Missions

January 2010
Sea Power;Jan2010, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p1
The article offers information on the organization developed by the U.S Navy to better match the capabilities of the fleets with advance mission and threats. It states that the mission of the new organization focuses on the threats that has evolved in the arenas of ballistic-missile defense and cyber warfare. It also mentions the re-establishment of U.S. Tenth Fleet, a former World War II-era anti-submarine command, as Navy Cyber Command.


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