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CHIPS Articles: Navy Leaders Focus on Maintaining Maritime Superiority at 2016 Sea-Air-Space Exposition

Navy Leaders Focus on Maintaining Maritime Superiority at 2016 Sea-Air-Space Exposition
By U.S. Navy - May 18, 2016
Editor's note: To see the videos mentioned in this article, visit the Navy Live Blog here.

U.S. Navy leaders are joining other key military decision makers and members of the U.S. defense industrial base and private-sector at the Sea-Air-Space Expo, May 16-18, to discuss important policy, program and maritime-service issues.

The Navy’s focus is on Maintaining Maritime Superiority through warfighting, accelerated learning, strengthening our Navy team and building partnerships.

(Video) The nation’s largest maritime exhibition began with the Service Chiefs’ Update Panel – led by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller, Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, and Administrator of U.S. Maritime Administration the Honorable Paul N. Jaenichen.

After the panel, Adm. Richardson provided a live update on the Navy’s Facebook page. Later Monday, Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, commander of U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and U.S. 10th Fleet, discussed Navy cyber during a live interview on the Navy’s Facebook page.

Day 2

(Video) One year ago, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the stand up of the Unmanned Warfare Systems (N99). Today, the office’s director Rear Adm. Robert Girrier explains what’s changed, what’s new, and what’s to come during a live interview on the Navy’s Facebook page on the second day of the Sea-Air-Space Expo.

(Video) Rear Adm. Mike Manazir, deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfare Systems, shares his vision for warfare systems during a during a live interview on the Navy’s Facebook page.

(Video) Rear Adm. Thomas Shannon, commander, Military Sealift Command, and Vice Adm. Robert Thomas, Jr., director of Navy Staff, participate in the roundtable Naval Integration for the 21st Century.

Day 3

(Video) Naval History & Heritage Command’s Dr. Jay Thomas, assistant director for Collection Management, discusses how the lessons of our past shape the U.S. Navy’s future during a live interview on the Navy’s Facebook page on the final day of the 2016 Sea-Air-Space Exposition.

Continue to follow this Navy Live blog page as well as Navy.mil and the Navy’s Facebook page and Twitter account for continuing coverage of #SAS16.

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