Sean O’Keefe, EADS North America’s chief executive officer is now also chairman of the company’s board of directors, announced the company Tuesday. Effective on Jan. 1, he replaced Ralph Crosby, who has retired, in the chairman’s role. “EADS North America just concluded a remarkable year in 2011, having successfully expanded our product portfolio in the US, increased the company’s recognition with our federal and military customers, and extended our record of within-budget and on-time deliveries of the UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopter to our US military customers,” said O’Keefe. He added, “Ralph Crosby’s leadership over the last nine years was foundational to these successes.” O’Keefe, a former Navy Secretary and NASA administrator, became CEO of EADS North America in November 2009.
Unmanned aerial vehicles are fair game for U.S. Special Operations Command’s armed overwatch platform competition, Air Force Special Operations Command boss Lt. James C. “Jim” Slife told reporters on Feb. 26. However, the MQ-9 Reaper drone might not be up to the challenge in its current form, he suggested during…
U.S. Air Forces in Europe last week wrapped its Advanced Battle Management System demonstration, bringing together dozens of aircraft from U.S. military services and multiple countries to find new ways to share data and operate together. The USAFE “on ramp” demonstration was the first to have non-U.S. military participants, with…
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