Lt Col Lardner
Lieutenant Colonel Christopher J. Lardner is the Program Manager, Closed-Loop Threat Systems, AIR 5.0 Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland. He leads a project office charged with developing and fielding closed loop threat simulators valued at 160 million dollars to joint ranges. Lieutenant Colonel Lardner is responsible for orchestrating a design that maximizes the use of common hardware and software components to meet Navy and Air Force test and training requirements. Lieutenant Colonel Lardner was commissioned in 1996 as a graduate of the Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida and began his career as an All Source Intelligence Analyst at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. He then transitioned into sustainment engineering and logistics with the A-10 Program Office at Hill AFB, Utah and served as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer with the 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Florida. He’s also served as an engineer and program manager in the C-17 and DEAMS Program Offices at Wright-Patterson AFB and the E-8C Joint STARS and Battle Control Systems Program Offices at Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts. Lieutenant Colonel Lardner is an Acquisition Corp member with 18 years engineering, acquisition, and logistics experience. Prior to his current assignment, Lieutenant Colonel Lardner was the Chief Engineer, Battle Control Systems, Battle Management Directorate, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.
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