Sunday, May 4, 2014
Navy Turns Online Game To Attract Cryptologic Technicians
Because the job itself is cloaked in secrecy, information about the Cryptologic Technician rate can be hard for the general public to find.
If you conduct and internet search on Navy intelligence you won't find anything about cryptology but rather about our intelligence specialist," said Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interperative) Steven Barbee, NRC enlisted information dominance corps branch lead. "Many recruiters do not know anything themselves about the CT ratings or the jobs associated with these ratings. Barbee explained that although the type of work may appear to be like a James Bond movie, he added, "nope, we are Sailors just like all of our shipmates; no laser watches or shoe guns or cool cars are issued to us!
Navy Cryptologists are charged with analyzing encrypted communications, deciphering foreign languages, jamming the radars of enemies, and maintaining the equipment and networks necessary for top-secret intel.
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