Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operational Requirements)

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Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operational Requirements)
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Naval Staff (Navy Department) (1968-1985)
Member ofBoard of Admiralty
Reports toVice Chief of Naval Staff
NominatorFirst Sea Lord
Minister of Defence for the Royal Navy
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderRear-Admiral J. Rae McKaig
Formation1968-1985

The Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operational Requirements) was a senior British Royal Navy appointment. The post holder was part of the Naval Staff (Navy Department) from May, 1968 to January, 1985.

History

The post was established in May, 1968 following a reorganisation of the British Naval Staff when the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Warfare) was renamed to Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operational Requirements) . The office holder was responsible for supervising the directors of a number of naval military staff directorates until January, 1985 when the post was abolished.

Office holders

References

  1. Hampshire, Dr Edward (Apr 28, 2013). From East of Suez to the Eastern Atlantic: British Naval Policy 1964-70. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 264. ISBN 9781409466147.
  2. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "Royal Navy Officers". unithistories.com. Houterman and Koppes, 2009-2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  3. "Rear-Admiral Geoff Marsh - obituary". Telegraph.co.uk. The Daily Telegraph, 12 Nov, 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2016.