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Information Dominance Corps (IDC)

The Navy Information Dominance Corps (IDC) is the result of the alignment of the OPNAV N2 (Intelligence), N6 (Communications Networks), and elements of N3 (N39, information and cyber operations) and N8 (unmanned systems programs and resources) into a unified organization. The IDC is led by the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (DCNO N2/N6),
VADM Ted Branch. VADM Branch also holds the position of Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI).

RADM Elizabeth Train has been nominated for appointment to VADM and the next Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance and Director of Naval Intelligence.

Previous DCNOs:

The IDC combines officer, enlisted, and civilian personnel from the following areas:


 Information Professional (IP)
 Information Warfare (IW)

 Cyber Warfare Engineer
 Intelligence (INTEL)
 Meterology/Oceanography (METOC)

 Information Systems Technician (IT)

 Cryptologic Technician (CT)

 Intelligence Specialist (IS)

 Aerographer's Mate (AG)

 Other  IT Civilian  Cryptologic Civilian 

 Space Cadre

 Intelligence Civilian  METOC Civilian
 Community Leader
 VADM Jan Tighe  RADM Elizabeth Train  RADM Timothy Gallaudet
Other IDC Designators: 185X (any IDC qualified officer), 186X (IDC Flag Officer from any IDC Community O-7 and up)


To achieve prominence and dominance across the information domain by breaking down stovepipes, moving beyond the limitations of current programs and capabilities, and holistically networking our sensors, platforms, and people.