Tag Archives: unmanned systems

Potomac Officers Club to Host 2020 Navy Forum TODAY: Learn More About the Featured Event Speakers

Potomac Officers Club 2020 Navy Forum

The Navy has continued to accelerate acquisition channels, modernize emerging technologies and increase research and development to become more effective in warfare. As the Navy continues to evolve to meet the growing demands, challenges still remain. Today, Potomac Officers Club will host its 2020 Navy Forum virtually! To register for the 2020 Navy Forum, and view upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page.

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Capt. Matt Farr, ONR Global Exec Director, to Serve on Panel During Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum

Matt Farr Global Executive Director Office of Naval Research

Capt. Matt Farr, global executive director in the Office of Naval Research, will serve as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. The panel will also feature Capt. Frank Futcher, director of NavalX, and MG Greg Masiello, program executive officer for Air Anti-Submarine Warfare, Assault & Special Mission Programs

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Susan Lawrence, Moderator During Potomac Officers Club’s Navy Forum, Comments on AFS’ Recent Work With Navy

Susan Lawrence Managing Director Joint Forces Sector

Susan Lawrence, managing director of the Joint Forces Sector with Accenture Federal Services (AFS) and Wash100 Award recipient, will moderate Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. To register for the 2020 Navy Forum, and view upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page. Accenture Federal Services has recently been recognized as the prime systems integrator for its Model Based Product Support program.

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Capt. Frank Futcher, Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s Navy Forum, Discusses NavalX Workforce Innovation and Collaboration With Industry

Capt. Frank Futcher Director NavalX

NavalX, the U.S. Navy’s newest innovation office that launched in 2019, has continued efforts to innovate and transform the workforce. Director of the unit, Capt. Frank Futcher, has discussed recent initiatives within the department since NavalX was established. Futcher will also serve as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. 

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James “Hondo” Geurts to Keynote Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Virtual Forum; Mark Esper Quoted

James Geurts Acquisition Chief US Navy

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN (RD&A)) at the U.S. Navy, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. Click here to register for the 2020 Navy Forum!

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Potomac Officers Club 2020 Navy Forum to Address US Navy’s Warfare Efficiency, Modernization Efforts; Keynote Speaker James Geurts Quoted

James Geurts Acquisition Chief US Navy

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition (ASN (RD&A)) at the U.S. Navy, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. Click here to register for the 2020 Navy ForumPotomac Officers Club’s forum will also feature an expert panel.

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Capt. Frank Futcher, NavalX Director, to Serve as Panelist During Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum

Frank Futcher Director of NavalX US Navy

CAPT Frank Futcher, NavalX director with the U.S. Navy, will serve as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. Futcher is a career Navy Supply Officer and currently assigned to the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and AcquisitionClick here to register for the 2020 Navy Forum!

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Anti-Drone Technology Provides Key Piece to Security Puzzle; Jim O’Neill Comments

From the drone that crashed into a San Diego Padres baseball game earlier this year and nearly hit several fans, to the drone that invaded the lawn of the White House, it is clear that there is commercial viability for options that can prevent unwanted drone trespassing, as well as a need for legislation …

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Navy Secretary Nominee Spencer Downplays 355-Ship Fleet, Touts Unmanned Systems

Navy Secretary nominee Richard  Spencer downplayed President Donald Trump’s proposal of a 355-ship fleet, up from the current 276 number, while emphasizing that capability of weapons systems are paramount, Breaking Defense reported. The Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson has assessed that the Navy requires 355 ships, and he issued a …

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