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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


June 2021

First CT “R” Branch Class To Graduated NCTC Corry Station, June 1961

This group was the first CT “R” Branch class to graduate from NCTC Pensacola in June 1961. The class helped “build” NCTC in the fall of 1960 after the school was moved from the west coast. At that time, basic school was eight weeks, intermediate school six weeks, and advanced school eight weeks, followed by two weeks of watch standing.

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Honoring LT Nayomie Richards, USN

LT Nayomie Richards entered the Navy on June 27, 2000 from Belfair, WA. She attended Boot Camp at RTC, Great Lakes, Illinois.  Upon graduation, she began training at Cryptologic Technician Collection (CTR) “A” School at the Naval Technical Training Center, Corry Station in Pensacola, Florida.  LT Richards holds an Associates Degree in Mass Communication and a Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Intelligence, with a Concentration in Intelligence Analysis, from American Military University.

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Start of Korean War – Lack of COMINT

In the aftermath of World War II, one of the thorniest problems for the United States was the status of Korea.

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Cold War TELINT – STONEHOUSE (Part 6 of 6)

An adversary’s telemetry data could be collected from a variety of platforms. The U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force employed shipborne and airborne collection platforms to gather data from foreign missile tests.

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Cold War TELINT – Data Processing and Analysis (Part 5 of 6)

Special-purpose telemetry processing equipment configurations, often computer-based, were also developed and operated by NSA in the National Telemetry Processing Center (NTPC). Different types of equipment sets were needed to process and analyze different forms of telemetry used by different telemetry transmission equipment.

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