ATK Hires Retired Major General James Armor to Serve as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development
General Armor’s 35-year Career in the U.S. Air Force Provides Complementary Background to ATK’s Capabilities in Spacecraft Systems
“We are extremely pleased to have Jim join the ATK Space Systems team,” said
General Armor retired in 2008 following a distinguished 35-year career in the Air Force. His last position was serving as Director of the National Security Space Office, Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force, where he was responsible for integrating and coordinating defense and intelligence space activities to achieve unity of effort and advised the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Office of the Director, National Intelligence, on matters affecting national security space capabilities.
Other top positions General Armor held included; Director of Signals Intelligence Systems Acquisition and Operations Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office; Vice Commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center; System Program Director, and Program Director of the NAVSTAR Global Positioning System Joint Program Office, Space and Missile Systems Center.
He was commissioned in 1973 through the ROTC program at
Since retiring from the Air Force, General Armor established an aerospace consulting firm and has been actively working space issues with industry, professional and government leadership, including participation on National Academies committees examining the future of U.S. military and civil space programs.
ATK is a premier aerospace and defense company with more than 19,000 employees in 22 states,
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