Edward Masso, a retired Navy Rear Admiral and Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies recently published a guest piece in Forbes. Rear Admiral Edward Masso commented on the success and implementation of the Tomahawk cruise missile weapon system, and the importance for its continued funding.  This piece may be found here.  Senior Fellow Rear Admiral Edward Masso also published a piece addressing the claim that U.S. aircraft carriers are sitting ducks for missile attacks. Rear Admiral Edward Masso, a retired Surface War Officer who served in surface combatants and aircraft carriers, argued that U.S. missile defense systems on Navy warships are keeping pace with, and actively addressing the development of new missile threats. Rear Admiral Edward Masso provided examples of these developments in his article, which can be found here.
At sea aboard USS Cape St. George (CG 71) Mar. 23, 2003 -- A Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) is launched from the guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George. Cape St. George is operating in the eastern Med
As a Surface Warfare Officer, Rear Admiral Masso’s career spanned 32 years in both the active and reserve components of the U.S. Navy. His civilian work included leadership assignments in the Defense Industry in areas including shipboard combat systems and missile defense programs. In addition to a Navy career earmarked by nine commands in both active and reserve components, Rear Admiral Edward Masso is currently a President of Flagship Connection, a defense-sector consulting firm specializing in Cyber, Missile Defense, ISR, Space, Human Systems Integration, and Human Resources Programs.


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