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Annual Award Dinner Meeting. Lessons Learned: Mission Assurance in Space. Lt. Gen. (ret) Brian Arnold, Vice President Space Strategy, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Redondo Beach, CA
Map of Northrop Grumman Space Park and Location of the S-Cafe:
Annual Award Dinner Meeting
L.A. Student Science Fair and National Essay Contest Winners,
and Other Awards
"Getting Back to Basics in Space Acquisition." The talk will cover the importance that space plays for our world economy. It will cover challenges of the past, then what problems were found, and will end by discussing what was fixed in the acquisition of new space programs.
Lt. Gen. (ret) Arnold, in his current role, determines evolving customer needs in the defense, intelligence and civil arenas, and develops strategies to meet them with space qualified solutions. He also leads planning efforts for expanding core SAS space markets and technologies. Before assuming his current position, Mr. Arnold served as vice president and general manager of Space Systems within Raytheon SAS. A retired U.S. Air Force Lt. General, he has 35 years of experience in leading space superiority programs and exceptional space market knowledge and expertise. Prior to joining Raytheon in 2005, Mr. Arnold served as Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, the nation’s center of excellence for military space acquisition. There, he managed the research, design, development, acquisition and sustainment of space launch and command and control systems, missile systems and satellite systems. As Program Executive Officer for Air Force Space, he oversaw the Air Force Satellite Control Network; spacelift ranges; launch programs; the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program; the Space-Based Infrared System Program; military satellite communication programs; Navstar Global Positioning System programs; intercontinental ballistic missile programs; the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program; and emerging transformational space programs such as space-based radar.
Free Car Parking. Buffet Meal with Choices of Beef, Fish, and Vegetarian.
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AIAA Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section
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