Advanced technical methods and processes, resulting in credible estimates for cost, schedule, and risk allowing leadership to make informed decisions about platforms’ established acquisition parameters.
Conducts 30-40 individual corrosion control projects per year resulting in transition of new corrosion technologies to the Fleet and the utilization of Ship’s Force to perform corrosion control work items.
Transitioned fast, accurate, and flexible systems to provide submarine operating authorities with tools to enhance their collision avoidance and weapons release for global waterspace planning.
Developed materials for infrared detectors and emitters that provide critical Department of Defense capabilities, including chemical sensing, infrared searching and tracking, and large-format infrared imaging.
Developed the concept of capability expression for representations to improve the verification and validation of autonomous platforms.
Led the implementation of new software technologies, tools, and practices to increase application reliability and security, while reducing lead-time to deployment.
Developed a scalable, flat plate calorimeter to effectively measure power on target of state-of-the-art, high energy laser weapon systems.
Developed a new warfighting capability which improved the operational impact of afloat signals exploitation.
Redesigned and developed of the H-60 Blade Fold Module Test Set.
Led the design, integration, and assembly efforts to modernize the Low Altitude Air Defense Battalions with overwhelming mobile fire power.
Leveraged novel modeling and simulation approaches to produce an in-depth Susceptibility Analysis Report between Block I and Block V platforms.
Developed a program to exploit biological ambient sound for novel underwater vehicle detection.
Discovered novel quantum applications in sensing, decision making, and computational superiority for future Navy C4ISR systems.
Performed the USS GERALD R. FORD’s Full Ship Shock Trial, a critical element of the Live Fire Test and Evaluation Program.
Designed a new digitally focused approach to the future CONSTELLATION-Class Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) system in unprecedented time.
Implemented a 5G Marine Corps Logistics Base Network prototype with zero trust architectures and modular radio access networks.
Developed a test method and facility to measure, the static and low frequency response of metal and elastomer mounts under combined mechanical loads and environmental effects.
Completed the first Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) certification aboard the United Kingdom’s HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Developed a new, lighter-weight personal protection plates with an accompanying inspection system.
Led the research, development, fielding, and continued evaluation of the effectiveness of advanced technologies to facilitate more robust and effective aviation survival.
Used an innovative approach to operational testing by adding Red Team penetration testing at the developmental stage of new platform technology.
Demonstrated an advanced multiple intelligence sensor, platform, and cooperative target detection and EW effects capabilities in mission relevant operational environments.
Designed a modeling program for failure analysis on a Sealed Valve Regulated Lead Acid submarine battery manufacturing defect.
Solved multiple highly technical issues with Fleet Readiness Center East engine test cells to maintain engine supply and readiness for the warfighter.
Identified three root causes for USS Portland’s Laser Weapon System Demonstrator corrosion issues with recommended solutions.
Developed and implemented an innovative alloying method for large, slow cooled castings of nickel aluminum bronze.
The Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition serves as the Navy Service Acquisition Executive (SAE). ASN RDA has authority, responsibility and accountability for all acquisition functions and programs, and for enforcement of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment procedures. The Assistant Secretary represents the Department of the Navy to USD (A&S) and to Congress on all matters relating to acquisition policy and programs.
The Assistant Secretary establishes policies and procedures and manages the Navy's Research, Development and Acquisition activities in accordance with DoD 5000 Series Directives. The Assistant Secretary serves as Program (Milestone) Decision Authority on ACAT IC programs and recommends decisions on ACAT ID programs.
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