FORA.tv Speaker - Clarence W. Kitchens

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Biography

Dr. Kitchens is the Munitions Manager and Lead for the Networked Lethality Key Performance Parameter (KPP) for the Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS). Previously he was Vice President, Hicks and Associates (subsidiary of SAIC), and the Director/Chief Scientist of the DoD Weapon Systems Technology Information Analysis Center operated by the IIT Research Institute. He retired in 2000 from a Department of Defense civilian career after holding Senior Executive Service positions as Principal Deputy for Technology, Army Materiel Command; Director for Weapons Technologies, Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering; Director of the Army Benet Laboratories; Director of the ARL Transition Office, Army Research Laboratory; and Chief, Terminal Ballistics Division, Army Ballistic Research Laboratory. He served in the Army Ordnance Corps from 1970-1972, reaching the rank of Captain. He currently serves on the National Academies Board on Army Science and Technology, SAIC Executive Science and Technology Council, National Defense Industrial Association Ballistics Division and the AIAA Weapon Systems Effectiveness Technical Committee and was previously a member of the AIAA Honors and Awards Committee and the AIAA Fluid Dynamics Technical Committee.

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Competitive Technologies for National Security Policy

12.15.06 | 00:51:00 min | 0 comments