Interview: Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson

The CNO talked with Defense One editor Kevin Baron on Jan. 17, in the first D Brief LIVE event.

The U.S. Navy is performing more missions in more places than anyone expected just few years ago. With President-elect Donald Trump promising to expand the military, and perhaps ordering up additional naval operations from the Middle East to China’s doorstep, we asked the CNO what he wants for the Navy today and tomorrow.

Watch Adm. Richardson lay out his vision and requirements for the Navy as a new president takes office, a new Congress begins, and the old Washington gets back to business:

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