Colin Demarest is a reporter at C4ISRNET, where he covers military networks, cyber and IT. Colin previously covered the Department of Energy and its National Nuclear Security Administration — namely Cold War cleanup and nuclear weapons development — for a daily newspaper in South Carolina. Colin is also an award-winning photographer.
Some of the world's largest defense contractors as well as U.S. Navy and Marine Corps leadership converged on the San Diego Convention Center in mid-February for the annual West naval conference. Here's what it looked like.