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The Beacon: Successful Failure, Innovation, and People
There are three things that help FAST Labs provide never-before-seen capabilities to the warfighter: successful failure, innovation and people. In this article, Cheryl Paradis, Electronic Systems vice president of FAST Labs details how these factors help push the boundaries of what is possible.
Right now, there is a technological 'race' to provide the warfighter with the latest and greatest capabilities at their fingertips. To keep pace, the teams in our FAST Labs R&D organization are keeping an eye on the technological horizon so that our warfighters have the technologies needed to carry out their missions today — and in the next five to ten years. Read on to learn more.
To complete their missions, fighter jet pilots need up-to-date systems and the best technology on board to identify threats and take in information as they fly in contested environments. BAE Systems is working with the warfighter and investing in a multilayer approach called Cognitive EW, which combines threat data with artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide updates faster and counter unknown threats. Read on for more.
Shortly after Chad Ohira joined BAE Systems as a software engineer in Honolulu, Hawaii, he and his team began looking for ideas on how to better understand and meet customer needs. The answer they found was a highly collaborative process known as Agile and Scrum. Learn more about Chad's role as the lead trainer for Agile in the ES sector and how he coaches engineering teams to adopt an 'Agile' mindset and its principles to develop technology and manage programs more effectively.
Reducing carbon emissions is not just a goal for the air transportation industry, but a mission that involves rethinking current approaches to the design and building of aircraft. This means integrating systems and technology that reduce reliance on fossil-fuels as a key energy source and meet new safety standards and requirements. Learn more about how BAE Systems is applying its knowledge gained from providing power systems for ground transportation for over 25 years to demonstrate today the aircraft electrification technology and solutions that help advance air mobility and create more sustainable air travel.
As product line director of the newly formed Life Cycle Support Solutions (LCSS) within the Electronic Combat Solutions, Betsy Warren is focused on building a team focused on keeping warfighters ready and relevant with innovative sustainment solutions for BAE Systems' Electronic Warfare products. Read more about how Betsy and her team are instilling a full product life cycle mindset that help tackle the unique challenges of post-production support and ensure our products meet mission requirements throughout their life cycles.
In this virtual mentoring session, we talk with Jack Stevens, Electronic Systems vice president of Business Development, about his career growth, developing productive mentorships and the value of relationships and continuous learning. Read more.
For almost 40 years, our Hudson campus has been the site of programs and capabilities that lead the pace of total innovation in Electronic Systems' key markets. Previously home to woods and strawberry patches and the largest site by acreage in New Hampshire, Pope Technical Park (PTP) includes two buildings that serve various functions and business areas and is where more than 1,000 employees come to work each day. In this article, read more about the site, its employees and how the site is engaged in giving back to the community.