Electronic Warfare Systems Craftsman
Performs maintenance and repair of 39 Electronic Warfare pods, 4 test stations, 2 Mobile Test Facilities valued at $92M. Supported Air Combat Command Combat Shield Electronic Warfare Evaluation Program; provides system expertise verifying/validating mission data. Provides engineer level support during off-site Electronic Warfare operational tests and evaluations against enemy threat radar systems. Performs depot-level Electronic Warfare pod & support equipment operational verification/validation; submits fielding recommendations.
- Supported $1.8M in multi-command tests with technical expertise, as well as coordination of support equipment. Such tests went from ground mount to anechoic chamber providing flexible integration to enable data collection of over 1.7K simulated threats.
- Successfully coordinated and assisted numerous mission data optimization tests, directly impacting over 465 hours of data collection. Making a direct impact to the survivability of the entire Combat Air Force fighter fleet.
- Led a $60K overhaul of a unique electronic warfare mobile test facility, outfitted trailer with a 400Hz power inverter and repaired the hydraulic lift gate.
- Designed radio frequency water cooled termination, providing 600% increase in cooling efficiency over the previous design. This maximized the life span of the equipment. Adverted potential damage to a $2M asset due to overheating.