Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines)

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Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines)
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Ensign of the Royal Navy
Ministry of Defence
Member ofNavy Command
Reports toSecond Sea Lord (2SL) and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff
NominatorSecretary of State for Defence
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 1–3 years)
Inaugural holderRear-Admiral John S. Weale
Formation2015-current

The Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines) is a senior British Royal Navy flag officer appointment. The office was first established on 23 July, 2015.[1] The office holder is responsible for formulating and implementing naval policy in relation to HM Submarines as part of Navy Command, Naval Staff and reports to the Second Sea Lord (2SL) and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff.

History

Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines) is responsible for formulating and implementing naval policy in relation to HM Submarines as part of the Navy Command, Naval Staff additionally as Rear-Admiral Submarines he commands the Royal Navy Submarine Service.[2] He currently also holds another joint title that of Flag Officer, Scotland and Northern Ireland.[3] He is currently assisted by the Assistant Chief of Staff, Submarines.[4]

Office Holders

Included:[5]

References

  1. Office, Cabinet (2020). "Civil Service Yearbook:United Kingdom Ministers, Departments and Executive Agencies Ministry of Defence (MoD) Navy Command Navy Personnel and Capability". www.civilserviceyearbook.com. HM Government. Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  2. The Civil Service Yearbook Online 2020.
  3. The Civil Service Yearbook Online 2020.
  4. The Civil Service Yearbook Online 2020.
  5. Mackie, Colin. "Admirals Current" (PDF). gulabin.com. Scotland: C. Mackie. Retrieved 8 February 2020.