Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) senior principal systems engineer Ken Foulke today received the Combat Survivability Award for Technical Achievement from the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) during a ceremony in Monterey, CA.
The award, presented to Foulke for exceptional technical excellence over an extended period, was presented at NDIA’s Aircraft Survivability Symposium.
NDIA recognized Foulke for his “extensive contributions” to advanced weapon and aircraft programs over the course of a more than 50-year career. Beginning his work on Air Combat Survivability in 1962 as an engineer for the Naval Air Development Center, today Foulke serves the critical role of product development and verification for the Navy’s NAVAIR Combat Survivability Division.
“Ken Foulke exemplifies Engility’s goal to be the ‘best of the best.’ He has made significant contributions to our nation’s research to improve the survivability characteristics of America’s air combat vehicles and we are very proud that his exceptional service is being recognized by NDIA,” said Tony Smeraglinolo, President and CEO of Engility. “Ken has truly helped to make our country stronger.”NDIA recognized Foulke for his superior accomplishments, dedicated service, and exceptional and lasting contributions to Aircraft Combat Survivability. “The NDIA Combat Survivability Division takes great pride in recognizing the dedicated efforts and technical achievements of those members of the Aircraft Survivability community for both Fixed Wing as well as Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) platforms,” said Brigadier General Stephen D. Mundt, USA (Ret), Vice President, Business Development & Air Programs, EADS North America; Combat Survivability Division Chairman, NDIA. “We are proud of the relationship and interaction between the Department of Defense and the Defense Industry in supporting the Annual Forum and in recognizing our best and brightest in terms of Technical Achievement, Leadership and a Lifetime of Service to providing our Servicemen and Women with the best this Nation has to offer.”