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Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy - Ships

DASN Ships

Mr. Frederick J. Stefany

Mission Statement

The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Ship Programs is the principal advisor and coordinator for the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition) (ASN (RDA))on all matters pertaining to aircraft carriers, other surface ships and submarines, as well as associated weapon systems (with the exception of those systems specifically assigned to other DASNs). DASN (Ships) monitors and advises ASN (RDA) on ship programs managed and supported by Naval Sea Systems Command, PEO Ships, PEO Carriers, PEO Submarines, DRPM Strategic Systems Programs and the Military Sealift Command. DASN (Ships) also represents ASN (RDA) equities on the Board of Directors for the Surface Warfare Enterprise, Naval Aviation Enterprise, and Under Sea Enterprise.

DASN(Ships) advises the Chief of Naval Research on research programs associated with ships.

DASN(Ships) is also the principal advisor to ASN(RDA) on the shipbuilding industrial base, ship disposal and donation, and diving and salvage. DASN (Ships) conducts independent studies and analyzes industry capability for production of ships and associated warfare systems.


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