Diakun Named VP at Northrop Grumman

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Peter C. Diakun to vice president of platform integration and technology development. He reports to Eric Womble, vice president of the advanced capabilities group for Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding.
Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, the newly-formed sector of Northrop Grumman Corporation, is made up of the former Northrop Grumman Ship Systems and shipbuilding sectors.
Diakun's responsibilities include leading technology development and platform integration programs for the and shipyards. Specific programs include warfare systems, networks, integrated power, operations research, operational capabilities analysis, and modeling and simulation. He will also have operational responsibility for the Virginia Advanced Shipbuilding and Carrier Integration Center (VASCIC) and Washington Engineering office. He will be based in

Diakun has more than 22 years of experience in submarine and surface ship programs with the former sector, most recently serving as director for technology development. His responsibilities have included managing technology development, research and development and warfare systems programs for nuclear-powered carriers and submarines.

He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech and a master's degree in management of business administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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