Adm. Robert Natter, USN (Retired)

About Adm. Robert Natter, USN (Retired)

Adm. Natter is the former commander of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet/U.S. Fleet Forces Command. He retired in 2003. He is currently the president of R. J. Natter & Associates and is on the U.S. Board of Directors for BAE Systems.


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Opinion: Is There a Frigate in Your Future?

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Norwegian frigate HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen (F310). Royal Norwegian Navy Photo

Norwegian frigate HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen (F310). Royal Norwegian Navy Photo

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s recent direction to the Navy to develop proposals for a “capable and lethal small surface combatant, generally consistent with the capabilities of a frigate” could have a major affect on several Navy programs. Read More