Mr. Evan Littig currently serves as the Acting Deputy Commander for Navy Regional Maintenance Center and Acting Executive Director for Surface Ship Maintenance and Modernization at the Naval Sea Systems Command. In this capacity, he oversees the operations and management of the Regional Maintenance Centers in the execution of private-sector, depot-level maintenance and modernization, surface ship intermediate-level maintenance, and fleet technical and engineering support world-wide. He also provides executive leadership to the programs responsible for the life-cycle management of the Navy’s in-service surface ships, including critical modernization and maintenance efforts, as well as Foreign Military Sales, training, and ship inactivation. Mr. Littig is on loan from his permanent role as Director of Acquisition and Contracts for SEA 21.
Mr. Littig served six years as the Deputy Program Manager Surface Ship Modernization (PMS 407) within SEA 21. He was responsible for the modernization of all non-nuclear in-service surface ships, with the exception of Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), and managed a budget of approximately $12B across the Future Years Defense Plan (FYDP). From 2012 to 2018, Mr. Littig served as SEA 21’s Deputy Program Manager for Surface Combatants (PMS 400F) and was responsible for the planning and execution of all Cruiser (CG), Destroyer (DDG), and Fast Frigate modernization. He developed and provided briefs to Congressional Staff members, senior Navy leadership, and with the Program Manager defended billions of dollars through the FYDP.
As the senior Surface Combatant Class Manager (PMS 400F), from 2005-2012, he led the planning, budgeting, and defending of high interest and highly visible projects to include Cruiser, Destroyer, and Fast Frigate Modernization Programs. Under his leadership, three of the first open architected Cruisers and five Destroyers with modernized machinery control systems successfully returned to the fleet. Prior to this, Mr. Littig served as the integration manager for over a year within Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems. He led, managed, and directed extremely complex ship and system integration efforts for in-service CG and DDG Combat Systems to include both modernization programs.
From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Littig served as Deputy, Combatant Homeport Engineering Team Norfolk where he led a mixture of government civilians and contractors in the diagnosis, resolution, and repair of combat system and Hull, Mechanical, and Electrical casualties and integration issues on 34 Surface Combatants.
Mr. Littig began his career in 1990 at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division where he planned, managed, and executed the Combat Systems portion of numerous complex industrial availabilities on Aegis Class ships.
Mr. Littig graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Old Dominion University with a Master of Engineering Management.