Tag Archives: naval operations

BWXT Names Ret. Adm. John Richardson to Board of Directors; John Fees Quoted

John Richardson, BWXT Board of Directors

BWX Technologies (BWXT) has appointed Adm. John Richardson (ret.) to its board of directors. Richardson served for nearly four decades with the U.S. Navy. “Given his impeccable national security credentials and broad executive skill set, Admiral Richardson is exceptionally well suited to join our board,” said John Fees, chairman of BWXT

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Top Navy Officer Unveils New Strategy to Accelerate Tech Development, Deployment

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson released the updated version of his strategy document detailing major changes in how the U.S. Navy will acquire and field new technologies, USNI News reported Monday. Richardson’s Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority 2.0 aims to speed up the development, testing, fielding of tools, weapon systems and ships, among other assets of the service branch.

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Navy Forms Task Force Ocean to Evaluate State of Ocean Science

The U.S. Navy has established a new task force to assess the status of the military branch’s ocean science programs that encompass oceanographic infrastructure, technical workforce, technologies and their applications to naval operations. Navy oceanographer Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet and Rear Adm. David Hahn, chief of naval research, and will co-lead an executive steering …

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Robert Girrier Appointed Naval Unmanned Weapons Systems Director

Rear Adm. Robert Girrier, formerly deputy commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Hawaii, has been appointed as director of unmanned weapons systems for N99 within the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert announced Girrier’s new assignment on …

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Adm. Jonathan Greenert: U.S. to Increase Naval Presence in Bahrain

Adm. Jonathan Greenert has said the U.S. Navy intends to boost its presence in Bahrain by deploying more equipment, maritime vehicles and personnel there, Stars and Stripes reported Nov. 27. Greenert, U.S. chief of naval operations, told Stars and Stripes Bahrain is intended as a centerpiece for the branch’s footprint in …

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