AIAA TO RECOGNIZE TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE IN AEROSPACE AT THE 2019 AIAA DEFENSE FORUM

AIAA TO RECOGNIZE TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE IN AEROSPACE AT THE 2019 AIAA DEFENSE FORUM

AIAA TO RECOGNIZE TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE IN AEROSPACE AT THE 2019 AIAA DEFENSE FORUM

Chennai, 02n Mar 2019

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce that G. Satheesh Reddy and Rondell J. Wilson are the co-winners of the 2019 Missile Systems Award, which will be presented during the AIAA DEFENSE Forum, held 7–9 May at the Kossiakoff Center at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab oratory in Laural Maryland.The award recognizes excellence in developing or implementing missile systems technology, including significant technological accomplishments or for inspired leadership of missile systems programs.

Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy, Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organization, Ministry of Defence, India, was selected for his over three decades of significant national contributions toward indigenous design, development, and deployment of diversified strategic and tactical missile systems, guided weapons, advanced avionics, and navigation technologies in India. Dr. Reddy will receive his award in India.

Rondell J. Wilson, retired Principal Engineering Fellow of Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Arizona, was sele cted for his exemplary technical leadership and innovation that has significantly advanced the performance and capability of the world’s premier missile defense systems.

The AIAA Missile Systems Technical Committee presents the award biennially to a candidate who has demon str ated expertise in fundamental technical disciplines that has led to substantial improvement in missile systems or innovative leadership that has established an environment in which creativity in missile system technology imp lementation can flourish and which led to the successful completion of a major program milestone by a gov ern ment agency or an industry team.

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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world’s largest aerospace technical so ciety. With nearly 30,000 individual members from 85 countries, and 95 corporate members, AIAA brings to gether industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and de fense. For more information, www.aiaa.org, or follow us on Twitter @AIAA

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