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ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY FOR RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT & ACQUISITION
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PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants

Program Executive Officer

Rear Admiral John P. Neagley

Executive Director

Mr. Nidak Sumrean

Mission Statement

PEO USC will design, develop, build, maintain and modernize the Navy’s expanding family of unmanned maritime systems, mine warfare systems and Small Surface Combatants.

Vision

To employ the full arsenal of acquisition authority to accelerate, innovate and deliver combat capability to the fleet.

PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants provides a single program executive responsible for acquiring and maintaining the Navy’s small combatants, mine warfare systems and unmanned maritime systems from end to end, beginning with procurement, and ending with fleet employment and sustainment. These include programs in support of Littoral Combat Ship, Future Frigate (FFG(X)), International Small Combatants, surface warfare mission modules, anti-submarine mission modules, mine countermeasures, mining, unmanned surface vehicles and unmanned underwater vehicles.

PEO USC has seven program offices with approximately 250 civilians and military personnel supplemented by Field Activities and other personnel responsible for development, acquisition, and life-cycle support of these programs.