Naval leaders, government officials and members of private industry gathered to discuss the surface Navy’s future at the 28th Annual Surface Navy Association Symposium in Crystal City, Va., Jan. 12-14.
The symposium provided an opportunity for discussions on a broad range of professional and career issues for the surface community.
Watch some of the sessions below.
Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden (Commander, Naval Surface Forces)
Tomorrow’s Surface Forces: Lethal and Distributed
Rear Adm. Peter Fanta (Director, Surface Warfare N96)
and Maj. Gen. Christopher Owens (Director, Expeditionary Warfare Division N95)
Building and Programming the Surface Vision
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson
Adm. Mark Ferguson (Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples; U.S. Naval Forces Europe; U.S Naval Forces Africa)
Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michelle Howard
Rear Adm. Mathias Winter (Chief of Naval Research/Director, Innovation Technology Requirements, and Test & Evaluation N84)
Adm. Philip Davidson (Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command)
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus
Ship Building Panel moderated by Vice Adm. William Hilarides (Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command)
Ship Maintenance Panel moderated by Vice Adm. William Hilarides (Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command)