Rear Admiral Nevin P. Carr Jr. (USN Ret.) was the 22nd Chief of Naval Research. He had previously worked on the Arleigh Burke, Ticonderoga, and Seawolf programs, along with several ballistic missile defense programs and had been Deputy Director of Surface Warfare for Combat Systems and Weapons, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for International Programs. He retired in 2012. The next year he joined Pentagon contractor URS Corporation as Vice President for Surface Readiness and Future Capability.
Chief of Naval Research,
Vice President for Surface Readiness and Future Capability,