Program Executive Offices

NAVSEA's five affiliated Program Executive Offices (PEOs) are responsible for all aspects of life-cycle management of their assigned programs.  PEOs report to the NAVSEA commander for planning and execution of in-service support, and to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition for acquisition-related matters. 


PEO Aircraft Carriers focuses on the design, construction and delivery, and life-cycle support of all aircraft carriers and the integration of systems into aircraft carriers.


PEO Integrated Warfare Systems manages surface ship and submarine combat technologies and systems, and coordinates Navy Open Architecture across ship platforms. 


PEO Littoral Combat Ship provides a single program executive responsible for acquiring and maintaining the littoral mission capabilities of the littoral combat ship (LCS) class from end to end, beginning with procurement, and ending with fleet employment and sustainment. These include programs in support of Mine Warfare, Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules, Unmanned Maritime Systems, Littoral Combat Ship, and Fleet Introduction, Test & Evaluation, In-Service Support.


PEO Ships manages acquisition and complete life-cycle support for all U.S. Navy non-nuclear surface ships. These ships range from frontline combatants to amphibious ships that transport Marines and their equipment to supply and replenishment cargo ships. For these and all other non-nuclear surface craft, PEO Ships maintains “cradle to grave” responsibility including research, development, acquisition, systems integration, construction and lifetime support. 


PEO Submarines focuses on the design, construction, delivery, and conversion of submarines and advanced undersea and anti-submarine systems, including Special Operations Forces delivery systems; submarine rescue systems; torpedoes; towed acoustics sensors; and unique submarine sonar, control, imaging and electronic warfare systems.




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