Naval Power and Force Projection

As threats to U.S. interests have become more numerous, so have capabilities at the center of naval asset readiness which protect these interests offshore. To address these challenges, the Department of Defense and U.S. Navy are pushing the transformation of platform power application to incorporate alternative forms of energy.


  • BG Martin Chapin, DLA Energy Commander on DLA Energy Initiatives
  • Ms. Amanda Simpson, OASD for Force Energy Strategy
  • Mr. Joseph M. Bryan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy-Energy
  • NAVAIR on Maintaining Precision Air Support (eCASS)
  • UAS/UGV Ground Control Enhancements
  • Fuel Cell-powered Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV)
  • Coastal Defense with Littoral Combat Ships
  • Yuma Proving Ground Countering the Unmanned Threat
  • USMC Unmanned Aircraft Systems Envisioning the Future Force
  • U.S. Navy adoption of Light-Emitting Diode technology on Ships

December 2016/January 2017