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V-SGL with Vice Admiral Jon A. Hill


Date: April 13, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Online

Lecture Topic: Missile Defense and Technology Warriors

Vice Admiral Hill is the 11th Director of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) where he oversees the agency’s mission to develop, deliver, and sustain layered capabilities to defend the United States, deployed forces, allies and friends against missile attacks in all phases of flight. Prior to leading MDA he was Program Executive Officer for Integrated Warfare Systems where he developed and certified deployment of all surface ship combat control systems, radars, missiles, launchers, electronic warfare, naval gunnery systems, and surface and subsurface anti-submarine warfare mission capabilities within the Fleet and Joint Force. He has held other leadership and acquisition engineering positions in the Navy, including AEGIS Shipbuilding (PMS 400) and Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division and Port Hueneme Division. He also served as AEGIS Combat Systems Major Program Manager responsible for delivering Naval Integrated Fire Control and Counter Air and Integrated Air and Missile Defense capabilities to forces afloat. Learn more about the NPS Meyer Scholar program for missile defense. Hill is a graduate of the university’s Applied Physics and Ordnance Engineering curriculum, and a recipient of the NPS Distinguished Alumnus award.

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Learn more about the NPS Meyer Scholar program for missile defense.

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