Corporate Vice President Integrated Mission Systems
Tim Owings has served as corporate vice president for Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Integrated Mission Systems business area since October 2010. He is responsible for operations in Huntsville, Alabama and Hagerstown, Maryland, managing a large portfolio of ISR systems primarily in support of U.S. military and international programs.
Owings has more than 23 years of increasingly complex acquisition, technical and corporate experience. He previously served as deputy project manager for the U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office where he was responsible for acquisition, execution and sustainment of the Army’s complete line of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Owings also served as deputy product manager for the Army's Ground Maneuver UAV programs and assistant program manager for Tactical UAVs. He led the Shadow UAV team from its inception through its full rate production milestone, thus becoming the first UAV program in DOD to achieve this milestone. He also served as the U.S. Army delegate to NATO for Army UAV systems from 1999 until 2002.
Owings received a BS degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Auburn University. He has been a recipient of the Secretary of Defense’s Distinguished Service Award, Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Superior Civilian Service Award, 2001 Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Operations Manager Award and the Department of the Army Civilian of the Year Award.
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