George Vardoulakis is the vice president and program manager of Tactical Unmanned Systems for Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, a premier provider of manned and unmanned aircraft, space systems and advanced technologies critical to our nation’s security. His responsibilities include the Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmanned Air Vehicle and advanced ground systems, as well as Northrop Grumman’s aerial targets portfolio.
Previously, Vardoulakis served as vice president for the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program (MP-RTIP), an advanced air-to-surface/air-to-air radar that delivers long-range, very high-resolution synthetic aperture radar, ground moving target indicator capabilities and air target tracking capabilities..
With more than 25 years of experience at Northrop Grumman, Vardoulakis has served in other management roles, including vice president and F/A-18 program manager. He served as the flight line and delivery manager for the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber and managed implementation of low-observable technologies on that aircraft. He was also the director of Lean implementation for military programs in the air combat systems group and director of production operations and quality for unmanned systems.
A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Vardoulakis earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Southern Illinois University. He is also a graduate of Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Program Management course.
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