Orbital ATK names president of the company’s Flight Systems Group
Dulles-based Orbital ATK Inc. has named Scott Lehr president of the company’s Flight Systems Group.
The promotion takes effect on July 1.
Lehr succeeds Ron Grabe, who will continue to serve in a senior advisory capacity. The Flight Systems Group provides systems and products for the space launch, strategic missile and missile defense and aerospace structures markets.
Lehr has been senior vice president and Grabe’s deputy since the merger of Orbital Sciences Corp. and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) in February.
Before the merger, Lehr served with ATK and a predecessor company for 31 years, most recently as general manager of the company’s Commercial and Defense Propulsion Systems Division.
Orbital ATK makes defense and aviation systems for customers, a prime contractor and merchant supplier.
Its main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
The company has more than 12,000 employees in 20 states and several international locations.