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Throughout the Cold War, the Navy used sophisticated electronics technologies in a host of command, control, communications, and intelligence systems, and offensive and defensive weapon systems. Advanced electronics revolutionized the way the Navy operated, fought, and managed its far-flung units and shore bases.

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play videoHorizons Unlimited: Operations Specialist (released 1975):  This 1975 Navy training film introduced sailors to the duties of the Operations Specialist (OS) rating. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UMO-41.

play videoThe Communications Officer Afloat (released 1974):  This 1974 Navy documentary examines the duties and daily routines of two Communications Officers. One serves on board a destroyer escort, the other an aircraft carrier. This film features extensive footage of 1970's Navy warships. Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UM(O)-41.

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