On Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 AFCEA Quantico-Potomac will host a luncheon at the Clubs at Quantico with Mr. Pete Reddy, SSTM. Mr. Reddy serves Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic as the Deputy Executive Director and Senior Science and Technology Manager (SSTM) responsible for the execution of technical work by applying systems engineering and programmatic discipline to deliver information warfare solutions to warfighters.
Mr. Pete Reddy
Mr. Peter C. Reddy serves Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic as the Deputy Executive Director and Senior Science and Technology Manager (SSTM) responsible for the execution of technical work by applying systems engineering and programmatic discipline to deliver information warfare solutions to warfighters. He provides technical stewardship and expert advice to the Fleet, resource sponsors and stakeholders in the cyber warfare and business IT domains. He works closely with NAVWAR headquarters and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (RDT&E) to further strengthen NIWC Atlantic’s organic engineering capabilities.
Commissioned a U.S. Marine Corps second lieutenant in May 1984, Reddy served as an Air Defense Control Officer. He served as an air control officer and Weapons and Tactics Instructor at Marine Air Control Squadrons 7 and 6 in Yuma, Arizona and Cherry Point, North Carolina, respectively. Significant operational assignments were as Command, Control, Communications Department Head at Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1; Commanding Officer of Marine Air Control Squadron 4, MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, deploying with his squadron to Afghanistan and Uzbekistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; and Commanding Officer of Marine Air Control Group 38, deploying with the Group to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Colonel Reddy’s staff and acquisition assignments included Mobile Electronic Warfare Support System Project Officer at Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM), Quantico, Virginia; Air Defense Action Officer, Air Command and Control Branch at Marine Corps headquarters; Project Team Leader for the Common Aviation Command and Control System, MARCORSYSCOM; and Product Group 11 Director, MAGTF C2, Weapons and Sensors Development and Integration, MARCORSYSCOM. After a command reorganization, he was named Program Manager,
MAGTF Command, Control, Communications from 2012 until his retirement from active duty in February 2014.
After briefly working as a contractor supporting the Rapid Reaction Technology Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (AT&L), Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Emerging Capability & Prototyping), Reddy entered federal civil service as Chief Engineer for the Expeditionary Enterprise Systems & Solutions Sub-Portfolio at NIWC Atlantic. He was selected systems engineer for the Marine Corps and Special Operations Command Portfolio in March 2015. In this position, he provided technical oversight for all center engineering support provided to the Marine Corps and U.S. Special Operations Command spanning command, control, communications, cyber operations, vehicular integration, information technology, and software development and sustainment projects.
In January 2017 Reddy was selected NIWC Atlantic Chief Engineer/5.0 Engineering Competency Lead, providing technical leadership of the Engineering competency, and formulating, planning and developing comprehensive sets of systems engineering best practices across NIWC Atlantic.
A 1984 graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering, Reddy also received a Master of Science in systems engineering (electronic warfare) (with distinction) from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Monterey, California; a Masters of Strategic Studies as a Distinguished Graduate from the Marine Corps War College; a Master’s Certificate in Information Systems and Operations from NPS; and a Master’s in Business Administration from George Mason University. Reddy also graduated from the Air Command and Staff College and the Marine Corps War College. He is certified Level III in the Defense Acquisition Program Management and Systems Engineering Career Fields; as a Certified Systems Engineering Professional; as a Project Management Professional; and as a Professional Engineer.