The INSIDER daily digest -- April 7, 2021

By John Liang / April 7, 2021 at 1:43 PM

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on using controlled unclassified information, the Defense Department's Joint All-Domain Command and Control strategy and more.

The Pentagon recently released a controlled unclassified information "Quick Reference Guide" brochure, as well as an associated slide deck:

Pentagon releases guides for marking controlled unclassified information ahead of CMMC program launch

The Defense Department has issued two new resources for contracting officials regarding the identification of controlled unclassified information and how it should be identified on government documents.

The deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare spoke this week at a Navy League event:

Final DOD approval of JADC2 strategy is 'imminent,' Trussler says

The Defense Department's Joint All-Domain Command and Control strategy is "very close" to gaining final Pentagon approval, according to Vice Adm. Jeffrey Trussler, the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare.

The Marine Corps has a vision for increased long-range precision capability to sink Chinese ships in the event of a conflict in the Asia-Pacific region:

Successful test firing last November clears way for USMC to advance development of Chinese ship-killing vehicle

The Marine Corps last November notched a successful demonstration of the planned Navy and Marine Corps Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System, firing a Naval Strike Missile from a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle in an event that validated the basic design concept and supports continued development of the Remote Operated Ground Unit Expeditionary -- or ROGUE -- vehicle, according to service officials.

The nominee to become the Pentagon's next acquisition chief has received endorsements from both sides of the political aisle:

Nominee for DOD acquisition chief brings background in Silicon Valley, counter-China

Michael Brown, director of the Defense Innovation Unit, has been picked to become the Pentagon's acquisition chief, putting a new spotlight on a career previously spent in Silicon Valley and a public profile focused on countering Chinese technology.

The Navy's top uniformed officer spoke with reporters at a Defense Writers Group event this week:

Gilday: Project Overmatch to test communications networks this year

The Navy's Project Overmatch will test four increasingly complex spirals in its attempt to tie together more networks and applications this year, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said Monday.