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Forbes To Chair Hearing on Undersea Warfare Challenges

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Washington, D.C., Sep 9, 2013 | Alex Gray (202-225-6365) | comments

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Chairman of the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, will chair a Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. Navy’s undersea warfare capabilities and challenges on Thursday, September 12. “The Navy’s continued dominance in undersea warfare must be a major priority in the years ahead and I look forward to hearing the Navy’s plans to ensure America’s continued preeminence in this domain,” said Congressman Forbes. “I am also grateful to Congressman Courtney for his hard work on behalf of America’s undersea capabilities.”

WHO:
Rear Adm. Richard P. Breckenridge, USN, Director of the Undersea Warfare Division (N97), Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; Rear Adm. David C. Johnson, USN, Program Executive Officer for Submarines.

WHAT:
Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces hearing on “Undersea Warfare Capabilities and Challenges”.

WHEN:
Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

WHERE:
2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

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Tags: Defense