The Indiana National Guard is taking its more than two centuries of battlefield experience into the cyber realm by establishing an intelligence and electronic warfare battalion.
The new electronic fighting force, operating from inside the Indiana Intelligence Center in Indianapolis, will use advanced technologies to protect and defend Hoosiers, Americans and the nation’s allies from cyberwarfare and other technology threats.
“We are committed to bring a new, cutting-edge skill set to the Indiana National Guard,” said Maj. Gen. Dale Lyles, adjutant general of the Indiana National Guard.
“This new intelligence and electronic warfare battalion will do just that and will be a showcase to not only the nation, but also the Hoosier State.”
The guard currently is working to fill approximately 200 positions in the new battalion, both from within the existing force of some 13,500 citizen-soldiers and among recruits interested in acquiring the…