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Team Submarines

Mission Statement

Keeping America's Navy #1 in the world by developing, acquiring, modernizing, and maintaining the world's best Submarines and Undersea Systems.

Team Submarine

Team Submarine is a combination of Program Executive Office (PEO) Strategic Submarine (PEO SSBN), PEO Attack Submarines (PEO SSN), and PEO Undersea Warfare Systems (PEO UWS).The Team Submarine concept divides the single submarine-centric organization into specific PEOs with the goal of enhancing the structures and processes in the submarine research, development, acquisition, and maintenance communities. Team Submarine provides exceptional communication among the various offices that contribute to the overall success of the United States Submarine Force.

Team Submarine's PEOs

  • Program Executive Office, Strategic Submarines: PEO SSBN, Strategic Submarines, enables proactive and focused management for strategic deterrence, sustainment, and infrastructure. PEO SSBN is NAVSEA affiliated, and responds to the Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command.
  • Program Executive Office, Attack Submarines: PEO SSN manages Attack Submarine platform acquisition, development, and sustainment. Program offices executing design, development, acquisition, and delivery are aligned in one branch under the new construction SSNs Executive Director. In-service submarine program offices and Submarine Maintenance Engineering, Planning and Procurement (SUBMEPP) are aligned under the In-Service Executive Director, ensuring consolidated focus on improving submarine sustainment and maintenance availability.
  • Program Executive Office, Undersea Warfare Systems: PEO UWS, Undersea Warfare Systems, enables the delivery of enhanced combat capability, with improved cybersecurity and resiliency, to all submarine platforms. UWS positions Team Submarine to ensure undersea sensors and warfare systems in support of Distributed Maritime Operations. PEO UWS includes the undersea domain program integration office for Project Overmatch and organizes these programs, projects, and efforts to directly support DRPM Overmatch. All Team Subs Participating Resource Managers (PARM) program offices are aligned under PEO UWS. The offices are responsible for submarine training; submarine logistics; and the submarine safety.

PEO Attack Submarines

Rear Admiral Jonathan Rucker
Program Executive Officer, Attack Submarines (PEO SSN)
Rear Adm. Jonathan Rucker
Program Executive Office Attack Submarines
Ms. Lisa M. Radocha
Ms. Lisa M. Radocha
Executive Director, Program Executive Office Attack Submarines

PEO Strategic Submarines

Rear Admiral Scott W. Pappano, Program Executive Officer, Strategic Submarines
Rear Adm. Scott W. Pappano
Program Executive Office Strategic Submarines
Executive Director, Amphibious Auxiliary and Sealift Office PEO Ships
Mr. Matthew D. Sermon
Executive Director, Program Executive Office Strategic Submarines

PEO Undersea Warfare Systems

Michael D McClatchey, Executive Director, Undersea Integration & Undersea Warfare Chief Technology Officer PEO Submarines
Michael D. McClatchey
Program Executive Office Undersea Warfare Systems
Capt. Douglas J. Adams
Capt. Douglas J. Adams
Deputy, Program Executive Office Undersea Warfare Systems

Team Submarines Senior Enlisted

CMDCM(SS) Josh Sturgill 
Command Master Chief, Team Submarines 
CMDCM(SS) Josh Sturgill
Command Master Chief, Team Submarines (PEO SSN, PEO SSBN, PEO UWS)
Team Submarines News
Navy Hosts First Welding Competition, Career Discovery Event for Virginia Talent Pipeline Program
Matt Sermon (center front), executive director, Program Executive Office, Strategic Submarines, and Team Submarine’s Command Master Chief Josh Sturgill (in uniform) stand with Project MFG representatives and student participants, during the Virginia Talent Pipeline Project’s inaugural Project MFG Welding Competition and Career Discovery Day at the Virginia Peninsula Community College, in Hampton, Va., Nov. 16. The Virginia Talent Pipeline Project engages and energizes the Hampton Roads defense industrial base by creating a maritime-focused manufacturing talent pipeline in support of the Navy’s significant demand for critical trade skills.
Nov. 28, 2022 - HAMPTON, Va. – Nearly 300 students, representing 18 training providers, participated in the Virginia Talent Pipeline Project’s (VA TPP) inaugural Project MFG Welding Competition and Career Discovery Day at the Virginia...

Navy Lays Keel for Future USS Arkansas (SSN 800)
Nov. 21, 2022 - NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Senior Navy leaders, members of Congress, and shipbuilders gathered at Newport News Shipyard (NNSY) today to attend a keel-laying ceremony for the future Virginia-class submarine USS Arkansas (SSN 800),...

The Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project Expands to Pittsburgh
April 11, 2022 - PITTSBURGH, PA – The Navy held a Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project round table discussion on April 7, 2022, at the Community College of Allegheny County, West Hills Center.  The purpose was to gauge the Pittsburgh region’s...

Norfolk Naval Shipyard undocks USS La Jolla (SSN 701)
Nov. 30, 2017 - NORFOLK, Va. -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) successfully undocked USS La Jolla (SSN 701) Nov. 8.  La Jolla will remain pier-side to finish the final leg of its moored training ship (MTS) conversion that began in February...

Navy Accepts Delivery of the Future USS Colorado (SSN 788)
Sept. 21, 2017 - WASHINGTON - The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Colorado (SSN 788), the 15th submarine of the Virginia-class, Sept. 21...

Washington (SSN 787) delivered to the Navy
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (May 27, 2017) An undated photo of the future USS Washington (SSN 787). The Navy accepted delivery of the 14th submarine of the Virginia-class May 26.
May 26, 2017 - WASHINGTON --The Navy accepted delivery of Washington (SSN 787), the 14th submarine of the Virginia-class, May 26...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Earns SECDEF Maintenance Award
KITTERY, MAINE - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard workers gather in front of USS Alexandria (SSN 757) during its engineering overhaul, the fastest in the Navy's history.
Nov. 4, 2016 - KITTERY, Maine - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) was announced as the winner of the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Robert T. Mason Award for Depot Maintenance Excellence for the record setting engineered overhaul of USS...