Wright Brothers Trophy To Stevens

Posted 14 December 2012

Robert J. Stevens, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation, received the Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy, presented annually by the National Aeronautic Association since 1948 to a living American for significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United States, in ceremonies in Washington, DC, on 14 December 2012. Stevens, a former Marine who once worked as a line mechanic building A-10 attack aircraft, has led Lockheed Martin since 2004. He was cited for his leadership in the introduction or development of the F-22, C-130J, C-5M, and F-35, along with civilian programs like the FAA's En Route Automation Modernization effort. Stevens (left) is shown here with Walter Boyne, chairman of the NAA.

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