supports the coordinated mission and hardware
development for future space activities. It
commands and supports the naval space systems,
including surveillance, environmental monitoring,
communications, and navigation, in support of
national maritime strategy.
Naval Oceanography Command
The Commander, Naval Oceanography Com-
mand (NAVOCEANCOM), directs the Naval
Oceanographic Program and provides oceanog-
raphic technical guidance throughout the Depart-
ment of the Navy. The command manages
assigned oceanographic activities, including
oceanography; meteorology; mapping, charting,
and geodesy; astronomy; and chronometry.
Naval Data Automation Command
The Commander, Naval Data Automation
Command (NAVDAC), controls and coordinates
the Navys Nontactical Automatic Data Pro-
cessing (ADP) Program. NAVDAC works with
all Navy ADP claimants to resolve ADP
problems, develop ADP policy and procedures,
and approve systems development. It also
manages the acquisition of ADP service contracts
and the purchase and use of ADP equipment.
NAVDAC supports ADP technology and
sponsors career development and training of ADP
Shore Activities Reporting to the CNO
The shore activities shown in figure 1-7 directly
influence the ability of operational forces to meet
their responsibilities in a professional manner.
Although an integral part of the Navy, the many
other activities that either support or work with
those listed are too many to mention.
THE OPERATING FORCES
The operating forces of the Navy are combat
or combat-support oriented. Combatant and
certain supporting forces are assigned to the
commander of a unified or specified command.
Figure 1-7.-Shore activities reporting to the CNO.