The Team

Ship Location

NE Pacific Ocean

Mark Andress

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Science/Data Team
Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare
Department of the Navy

Tell us about your work / research. What kinds of things do you do?

I serve as the Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (OPNAV N2N6B). The mission of N2N6 is to manage requirements, policy, and resources for the Navy’s Communications, Networks, ISR, Oceanography, Space, Cyber, Electronic Warfare and Command and Control capabilities. I oversee N2N6’s planning, programming, budgeting and execution for investments of over $60 billion across the Future Years Defense Program, more than 200 programs and 32,000 military, civilian and contractor personnel.