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Rear Adm. Roy Kelley Named Navy JSF Fleet Integration Director

The U.S. Navy has appointed Rear Adm. Roy Kelley, formerly commander of Carrier Strike Group 12, as director of its newly created Joint Strike Fighter Fleet Integration Office. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Tuesday the new role of Kelley, who will be responsible for the integration of the F-35 aircraft into the …

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Navy Appoints Rear Adm. Christian Becker SPAWAR Commander

Rear Adm. Christian Becker, program executive officer for C41 and space systems at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, has been chosen to lead the command that oversees procurements of information warfare technologies for the U.S. Navy. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, announced Becker’s appointment in …

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Navy Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski Named Signal Intell Directorate Deputy Director at NSA

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski, senior military adviser for cyber and defense undersecretary for policy, has been appointed deputy director of the signal intelligence directorate at the National Security Agency. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, announced Filipowski’s new assignment in a Defense …

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Report: Navy Includes F-35s, Super Hornets as Unfunded Priorities

The U.S. Navy has submitted an “unfunded priority” list to Congress that includes $1.5 billion for the procurement of Boeing-built F/A-18E/Fs and another $270 million for Lockheed Martin-built F-35Cs, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes the military service’s fiscal 2017 budget proposal seeks funds for only two Super Hornets. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told the …

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Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne Named Military Sealift Command Chief

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne, director of maritime operations at the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, has been assigned as commander of the Military Sealift Command in Norfolk, Virginia. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson announced Monday Mewbourne’s appointment along with other …

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Politico: Ashton Carter, Service Chiefs Debate on FY 2017 DoD Budget Priorities

The Defense Department continues to deliberate the allocation of its upcoming $580 billion budget request for fiscal year 2017 amid different spending priorities between the service branches and Secretary Ashton Carter, Politico reported Tuesday. Austin Wright writes Carter backs the administration’s plan to build up capability in cyber warfare, next-generation …

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