LOCKHEED MARTIN PROMOTES CALLAN AND QUIGGLE
NEW ORLEANS, LA., 30-JUN-03 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has named Dan Callan director of Mission Success and Mike Quiggle chief engineer of the External Tank.
Callan is responsible for technical performance oversight of all programs including the Space Shuttle External Tank (ET) at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility where Lockheed Martin builds the ET. He began his career in 1982 as a systems engineer. Besides the ET Project, he has served as lead systems engineer on a number of programs such as Hybrid Propulsion Systems, X-33, X-34 and the Kistler Launch Vehicle. Previously, he was senior manager of Systems Engineering & Integration.
Callan holds a bachelor of science degree in Education from Indiana University and a master’s in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona.
As chief engineer, Quiggle will oversee all engineering activities relating to the External Tank Project. He began his Lockheed Martin career as a stress engineer in 1983 and later served as stress lead for the Super Lightweight Tank (SLWT) development program. He also acted as lead for the ET strategic plan, which led to the implementation of an enhanced, safer, more producible and lower cost SLWT. Previously, he was manager of ET Producibility and directed Special Development Study activities.
Quiggle earned a bachelor of science degree in Architectural Engineering (structural option) from Penn State University and a master’s in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems -- Michoud Operations designs and assembles large aluminum and composite structures such as the Space Shuttle External Tank for aerospace and other applications at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin employs about 125,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2002 sales of $26.6 billion.