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Madden Joins Lockheed Martin for MILSATCOM

September 1, 2015  - By
Dave Madden.

Dave Madden.

On Aug. 24, David W. Madden joined Lockheed Martin’s Military Space Line of Business, where he will be responsible for international military satellite communications (MILSATCOM), based in Denver.

Madden served as the GPS Wing Commander at the Space & Missile Systems Center (SMC) in Los Angeles, Calif., before retiring from the U.S. Air Force in May 2010. From June 2010 until his new appointment, Madden served as director of the Military Satellite Communications Systems Directorate at SMC.

In his new role, Madden will oversee Lockheed Martin’s efforts to further enhance the company’s relationships with international allies and customers, and to grow the MILSATCOM portfolio.

At the Military Satellite Communications Systems Directorate at SMC, Madden was responsible for acquiring, deploying and sustaining the $42 billion MILSATCOM portfolio of programs which consists of ACAT I and II programs including the Defense Satellite Communications System, Milstar, Global Broadcast Service (GBS), the Wideband Global SATCOM, the Advanced EHF  program, the Enhanced Polar System, the Command and Control System-Consolidated and associated Terminals programs.

Madden entered the Air Force in 1980 after graduating from the Virginia Military Institute. He gained experience in systems engineering, technical intelligence, and command and control and space systems requirements, development, fielding and operations. In addition, he has commanded a Space Operations Squadron and a Material Acquisition Group before the GPS Wing.

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