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Navy Rear Adm. Jon Hill Named MDA Deputy Director

Jon Hill

Rear Adm. Jon Hill, program executive officer for integrated warfare systems at the U.S. Navy, has been appointed deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency, the Defense Department announced Friday.

As PEO IWS, he has managed programs to develop, sustain and deliver surface ship combat control systems, radars, missiles, launchers, electronic warfare and naval gunnery systems and surface and subsurface anti-submarine warfare mission systems to the Navy.

He previously worked at MDA as technical director of the Aegis ballistic missile defense initiative, major program manager for Aegis combat systems and director of cruiser and destroyer combat systems.

Hill also held leadership and acquisition engineering positions at the Navy’s AEGIS Shipbuilding project office, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren, NSWC Port Hueneme Division and PEO Theater Surface Combatants.

He also served as chief of staff to the deputy assistant secretary of the Navy and a senior fellow on the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group.

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