OPNAV N6 optimizes Navy network and communications investments through centralized coordination of Navy warfighting and warfighting support analysis/assessments, Navy network capability development and integration, Joint and Navy requirements development, and resource programming. This is accomplished by delivering affordable, relevant capabilities to the fleet in a timely manner. N6 acts as principal advisor to Chief of Naval Operations for communications and network matters; matrix with N2 for Battlespace Awareness, N3 for Information Operations, and N3 for Command and Control; and serves as Navy's top level advocate for information management/information technology resources throughout the Navy and the Joint environment. N6 also serves as the Deputy Department of the Navy (DON) Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Updated: 10 January 2007