Tag Archives: Naval Sea Systems Command

Vice Adm. Thomas Moore Takes NAVSEA Command Post

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Thomas Moore, former program executive officer for aircraft carriers, took on the role of chief of the Naval Sea Systems Command during a ceremony held Friday at the Washington Naval Yard. The Navy reported Friday Moore succeeds Vice Adm. William Hilarides, who has retired after a 39-year military career. President Barack Obama …

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Rear Adm. Brian Antonio Begins Naval Aircraft Carriers PEO Work

Rear Adm. Brian Antonio, former program executive officer for the U.S. Navy‘s littoral combat ships, has officially taken over the role of PEO for aircraft carriers during a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday. The Navy said Wednesday Antonio has succeeded Vice Adm. Tom Moore, who will serve as commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command. …

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Rear Adm. Thomas Moore Nominated NAVSEA Chief

Rear Adm. Thomas Moore, program executive officer for aircraft carriers at the U.S. Navy, has been nominated commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday President Barack Obama also endorsed the 35-year Navy veteran for promotion to the rank of vice admiral. Moore will be replaced …

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Rear Adm. John Neagley Assumes LCS PEO Role at Navy

Rear Adm. John Neagley, formerly deputy commander of fleet readiness for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, has succeeded Rear Adm. Brian Antonio as program executive officer for the U.S. Navy‘s Littoral Combat Ship Program. Neagley will oversee the service branch’s efforts to sustain the LCS fleet’s surface warfare, mine countermeasures and anti-submarine warfare …

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Profile: Ken Brennan, Defense Department Deputy Director for Services Acquisition

Ken Brennan serves as the Defense Department’s deputy director for services acquisition within the office of procurement and acquisition policy, with responsibility in acquisition-related technical and programmatic evaluation efforts. Brennan is also responsible for the governance structures and procedures the military departments and defense agencies use to implement services acquisition. …

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Michael Jabaley Named US Navy Submarines Program Executive Officer

Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley Jr., commander of the naval undersea warfare center at Naval Sea Systems Command, has been appointed as program executive officer for submarines. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert announced Jabaley’s appointment on Wednesday. Jabaley previously served as vice …

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ONR’s Matthew Klunder: Shipboard Laser Weapon Completes Operational Tests

The Office of Naval Research has concluded a three-month operational demonstration in the Persian Gulf of a shipboard laser weapon system that was integrated with the existing defense systems of the U.S. Navy‘s USS Ponce. David Smalley reports Wednesday that LaWS destroyed moving at-sea and airborne targets, including a small boat and an unmanned aerial vehicle, during …

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