By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christian B. MartinezUSS John C. Stennis Public Affairs
The Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise Services (CANES) system is the consolidation and enhancement of five shipboard legacy network programs and will provide the common computing environment infrastructure for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I).
"CANES is a new and improved approach at implementing a robust network infrastructure and the services it provides," said Lt. Cmdr.
By upgrading cyber security and C4I systems, CANES represents a key aspect of the
This improved degree of standardization will reduce the number of network variations among individual ships.
"The [civilian] contractors, along with ship's cable team personnel, are doing a fantastic job with the task of removing older, worn cables and installing new ones," said Information Systems Technician 2nd Class
"Stepping into CANES will be like stepping into a new sports car," said Nelson. "It comes with all the new technologies and it is built for speed."
The CANES program is managed by the Program Executive Officer for C4I.
Stennis is currently undergoing a Docking Planned Incremental Availability maintenance period at
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