What is Research Development and Acquisition?
Our mission is to provide weapons, systems, and platforms for the men and women of the Navy/Marine Corps that support their missions and give them a technological edge over our adversaries. The Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition serves as the Navy Acquisition Executive.
What is ASN RD&A?
The ASN(RD&A) organization is responsible for the development and acquisition of Navy and Marine Corps platforms and weapon systems.
Who is current ASN RDA?
Frederick J. Stefany
Assistant Secretaries of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisitions), 1990—present
|Name||Assumed office||Left office|
|James Geurts||December 5, 2017||January 20, 2021|
|Frederick J. Stefany (acting)||January 20, 2021||Incumbent|
Who does ASA ALT report to?
the secretary of the Army
The ASA(ALT) serves as the science advisor to the secretary of the Army and as the Army’s senior research and development official and senior procurement executive.
Who is responsible for all Air Force research development and acquisition activities?
As the Air Force’s Service Acquisition Executive, Dr. Roper is responsible for and oversees Air Force research, development and acquisition activities totaling an annual budget in excess of $60 billion for more than 550 acquisition programs.
What is DASN?
The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Unmanned Systems (DASN (UxS)) serves as the principle advocate for and advisor to Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition) (ASN(RDA)) on all matters pertaining to unmanned systems, cradle to grave.
What is a Pstrap?
Annex 17 – Program Streamlined Acquisition Plan (PSTRAP)
What is SAF CN?
SAF/CN – Deputy Chief Information Officer of the Air Force. SAF/GC – General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force. SAF/IG – Inspector General of the Department of the Air Force. SAF/LL – Legislative Liaison.
What does Asa mean in Army?
United States Army Security Agency.