2014-02-20 21:05:02 UTC
ARMY ISSUES GUIDANCE ON CYBERSPACE OPERATIONS
For the first time the U.S. Army has produced official doctrine on
military activities in cyberspace, including offensive, defensive and
A new Army field manual "provides overarching doctrinal guidance and
direction for conducting cyber electromagnetic activities (CEMA).... It
provides enough guidance for commanders and their staffs to develop
innovative approaches to seize, retain, and exploit advantages throughout
an operational environment."
It is "the first doctrinal field manual of its kind." See FM 3-38, Cyber
Electromagnetic Activities, February 2014, 96 pages, 2.2MB:
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
Also appearing in today's Secrecy News (among many other items):
"Legal Reviews of Cyber Weapons" is one of the topics addressed in the
latest issue of the Journal of National Security Law and Policy.
See also "How America's Soldiers Fight for the Spectrum on the
Battlefield" by Brendan Koerner, Wired Threat Level, February 18:
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