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U.S. Navy Cyber Forces
U.S. Navy Cyber Forces emblem
Country United States of America
Service history
Active January 26, 2010-current[1]
Commanders Rear Admiral Gretchen S. Herbert[2]

Navy Cyber Forces (CYBERFOR) is the type commander for the U.S. Navy's global cyber workforce. The headquarters is located at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. CYBERFOR provides forces and equipment in cryptology/signals intelligence, cyber, electronic warfare, information operations, intelligence, networks, and space. Navy Cyber Forces is an operational component of the U.S. Navy Information Dominance Corps.[3]


To organize and prioritize, training, modernization, and maintenance, requirements, and capabilities of command and control architecture/networks, cryptologic and space-related systems and intelligence and information operations activities, and to coordinate with Type Commanders, to deliver interoperable, relevant and ready forces at the right time at the best cost, today and in the future.[4]


CYBERFOR is the U.S. Navy C5I Type Commander responsible to man, train and equip all C5I forces afloat and ashore. They report to Fleet Forces Command.[5][6]

Reporting CommandsEdit

  • Navy and Marine Corps Spectrum Center
  • Navy Communications Security Material System Command
  • Fleet Intelligence Adaptive Force (FIAFs)
  • Fleet Intelligence Detachments (FIDs)

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