Commander of US Navy International Program Office to speak at MAST, Istanbul

Sat 15 Mar 2014 @ 11:00

Rear Admiral James Shannon

Rear Admiral James Shannon has confirmed his participation in MAST EurAsia, and will join the stellar line-up of speakers contributing to the Keynote session entitled “Optimising Maritime Operations” at 0900hrs on Tuesday 20th May.

Rear Admiral Shannon is head of all US Navy international programs including FMS, direct sales, cooperative programs, information exchanges, etc. He is the ASN (RDA) direct deputy and reports to the Secretary of the Navy and the Chief of Naval Operations on all international issues with exception of intelligence and fleet operations. He is a well-respected 2 star admiral, and former head of the Naval Surface Warfare Center.