On February 14, Rear Adm. Doug Small of the US Navy briefed the West conference attendees in San Diego on the ongoing upgrade and modernization initiative of the service, dubbed Project Overmatch.

In the twisted corridors of power and the vast expanses of the sea, where the dance of global might plays out in silent, deadly moves, Uncle Sam’s Navy is quietly ramping up its game.

This isn’t about adding more muscle; it’s about weaving a web of digital supremacy, threading the needle through the eye of modern warfare with what they’re calling Project Overmatch. And as this digital dominion expands, the Pentagon, not to be outdone, is laying down a strategy to make sure the warriors and their kin have solid ground beneath their feet, a move aimed at bolstering the sinews of our defense communities.