(Dulles, Virginia 5 August 2016) – Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, welcomes Mr. Robert A. “Bob” Brodowski to Orbital ATK’s Space Systems Group as Director, Advanced Technology Development. Prior to joining Orbital ATK, he served as Director, Advanced Systems and Technology Directorate (AS&T) at the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).
“Bob Brodowski is an ideal fit for Orbital ATK given his experience leading organizations and programs that apply the latest technology to enable new or more capable spacecraft and launch systems,” said Chris Long, Orbital ATK Vice President of National Security Systems.
With over 30 years of experience in programs and technology that closely align with Orbital ATK’s research and development portfolio, Mr. Brodowski has led many technically demanding programs and held various senior systems engineering positions. He began his career at NASA in program management, systems engineering and propulsion engineering positions.
“Bob’s program experience on the Space Shuttle Main Engine, Solid Rocket Booster, the International Space Station, upper stage and advanced re-usable cryogenic propulsion systems, and numerous innovative satellite payloads makes him an invaluable resource for our human space flight, launch systems and civil and defense satellite programs,” said Dr. Antonio Elias, Orbital ATK’s Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer.
Mr. Brodowski earned a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1979 and a Master of Business Administration from the Florida Institute of Technology in 1991.
He is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and is the recipient of multiple awards including the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal, the NRO Gold Medal and numerous NASA awards.
About Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies. The company designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and merchant supplier. Its main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, Orbital ATK employs approximately 12,000 people in 18 states across the U.S. and in several international locations. For more information, visit www.orbitalatk.com.
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