FACTSHEET | May 15, 2019

ARMY CYBER FACT SHEET: The 915th Cyberspace Warfare Battalion

The 915th Cyberspace Warfare Battalion is the first scalable organic expeditionary capability to meet the Army’s current and projected tactical Cyberspace Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) requirements. The 915th CWB, through its Expeditionary CEMA Teams (ECTs) provides a scalable capability to deploy Master Expeditionary Cyberspace Operators to conduct operations to deny, degrade, disrupt, destroy and manipulate cyberspace effects for Army maneuver commanders.

Timeline and Milestones:
  • Fort Gordon, Ga., is the interim location while activating the 915th CWB. Final basing decisions are in senior Army staffing processes.
  • The Secretary of the Army directed U.S. Army Cyber Command to build the unit on June 6, 2018.
  • The process of building the unit began Jan. 1, 2019 with the activation of a Table of Distribution and Allowances to help define its structure.
  • At Initial Operating Capability, the 915th CWB is expected to have a Headquarters, Mission Operations Center and two ECTs.
  • The 915th CWB is expected to double CEMA support (from two to four training rotations per year) at the Army’s Combat Training Centers at Fort Irwin, Calif., and Fort Polk, La.
  • The 915th CWB is expected to be at Full Operational Capability with 12 assigned ECTs by the end of Fiscal Year 2025.
  • Military skills of personnel assigned to the 915th CWB will include Cyber (Military Occupational Series 17), Intelligence, Signal and Signals Intelligence. Additional organic support personnel will also be assigned to facilitate routine Army battalion functions.

SOURCE: U.S. Army Cyber Command


Last Updated: December 2, 2019

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