Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Capability)

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Office of the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Capability)
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Ministry of Defence
Member ofNavy Command
Reports toSecond Sea Lord
NominatorFirst Sea Lord
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderRear-Admiral Duncan Potts
Formation2013-current

The Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Capability) is a senior Royal Navy appointment responsible he is accountable for planning and delivering the larger part of future maritime effectiveness; he does this on behalf of the First Sea Lord.[1]

History

The post was created in 2013 the office holder currently chairs the maritime capability board which is accountable for planning and delivering the larger part of future maritime effectiveness he does this on behalf of the First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff. In addition he liaises with the Finance Director (Navy), Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Support), Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Aviation & Carriers), and Ministry of Defence, Head Office Director of Strategic Projects to deliver a Command Plan that meets the Ministry of Defence Outputs. The office holder is superintended by the Second Sea Lord and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff.[2].

From April 2013 until November 2018 the post holder simultaneously held the title Chief of Staff Navy Command (HQ).[3][4]

Office Holders

Included:[5]

References

  1. Government, HM (30 April 2018). "Transparency data Navy Command senior, as of April 2017 Updated 30 April 2018". gov.uk. Ministry of Defence UK. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  2. "Ministry of Defence (MoD) Navy Command". Civil Service Year Book:United Kingdom Ministers, Departments and Executive Agencies (54TH ed.). London, England: Dandy Booksellers Ltd. 2018. ISBN 9781787320345.
  3. Government, HM (1 January 2018). "Navy Directory 2017 Containing Lists of Ships, Establishments and Officers of the Fleet" (PDF). www.royalnavy.mod.uk. Ministry of Defence United Kingdom. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  4. Mackie, Colin (January 2020). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). C. Mackie. pp. 9–10. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  5. Mackie, Colin (January 2020). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments" (PDF). gulabin.com. C. Mackie. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  6. Mackie, Colin (7 January 2020). "Admirals January 2020" (PDF). gulabin.com. Colin Mackie. Retrieved 14 January 2020. Rear-Admiral Andrew P. Burns: Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Capability), January 2020

Sources

  1. Civil Service Year Book (2018) "Ministry of Defence (MoD) Navy Command".United Kingdom Ministers, Departments and Executive Agencies (54th ed.). London, England: Dandy Booksellers Ltd. ISBN 9781787320345.
  2. Government, HM (2018). "Transparency data Navy Command senior, as of April 2017 Updated 30 April 2018". gov.uk. Ministry of Defence UK. Retrieved 14 January 2020.
  3. Mackie, Colin (2018). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments" (PDF). gulabin.com. C. Mackie. Retrieved 14 January 2020.