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    This position is located in the Office of the Deputy Director (Program Evaluation), Office of the Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation. The incumbent of this position serves as the Director, Naval Forces Division.

    The principal purpose of this position is to improve those elements of the national defense program that relate to naval forces programs and capabilities.

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    The Director is responsible for initiating, conducting, and supervising assessments of naval forces programs. The Director is responsible for generating and evaluating alternative force postures and programs, and preparing issue papers on program alternatives for Deputy Secretary and Secretary of Defense decision. The Director plans, directs, and oversees the analysis and evaluation of DoD systems and programs in his/her areas of responsibility, including such key considerations as force structure, force deployments, weapons systems capabilities, support systems and infrastructure, funding levels, manpower requirements, adequacy of the technology base, cost-effectiveness, changes in the threat environment, and national defense policy:

    • Naval Warfare Forces, including submarines, surface ships, aircraft carriers, aircraft, and other force needs; technical detection and identification systems, weapons systems, and other means for adequate offense and defense.
    • Expeditionary Forces, including forces and ships for transport and landing operations, including fire-support.
    • Mine Countermeasures, including analysis of forces and systems to meet threats of enemy mining.
    • Naval Replenishment, including logistics and support systems and forces to support U.S. ships and forces at sea in all parts of the world.
    • Shipbuilding, including analysis of shipbuilding and conversion programs, requirements for new ships, costs of alternative methods of ship procurement, new approaches to ship design to reduce costs, problems of logistics support, and shipyard capabilities.
    • Fleet/Theater Air Defense, including analysis of requirements, composition, and deployment of fleet missile, electronic warfare, and other systems for defense from aircraft and missile attack.
    • Naval Policy, including the overall size and mix of naval forces, their peacetime and wartime employment, and the underlying rationale.
    • Uncrewed systems, to include surface vessels, undersea vehicles, air vehicles, and their enabling technologies.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1515 Operations Research

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