Peter Trainer Joins BAE’s US Arm as VP, GM of Air Force Solutions Business; Al Whitmore Comments

Peter Trainer

Peter Trainer, a former executive at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has joined BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary as vice president and general manager of Air Force solutions business area.

He will oversee a business unit within BAE Systems Inc.’s intelligence and security sector that modernizes, tests and maintains aircraft, missile systems, radars and other technology platforms for the service branch and combatant commands, the company said Monday.

Al Whitmore

Al Whitmore, president of BAE’s intelligence and security sector, said Trainer has experience in managing a portfolio of programs across the areas of space operations, cybersecurity, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, sustainment and enterprise information technology.

Whitmore, a 2018 Wash100 recipient, added that Trainer shares the company’s commitment to address the Air Force’s agility and readiness requirements with novel systems.

Trainer previously served as VP and Air Force operations manager at SAIC.

Prior to SAIC, he worked at Scitor as VP and sector director for defense services.

The 30-year U.S. Air Force veteran served on the service’s legislative liaison staff and as a senior individual mobilization augmentee to the head of the National Reconnaissance Office.

Trainer is a board member of the Space Foundation and vice chair of the board of directors at The Citadel’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Check Also

health care

Aptive-HTG JV Wins $121M in VA Health System Modernization Task Orders

A joint venture between Aptive Resources and Enterprise Resource Performance Inc. has won two task orders worth $121M combined to provide systems integration and operational support for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ healthcare networks.

IMAP mission

SpaceX to Help Launch NASA’s Heliosphere Exploration Spacecraft Under $109M Contract

SpaceX will provide launch services under a potential $109.4M contract for a NASA-funded mission that seeks to further study the heliosphere’s boundary that produces a magnetic barrier protecting the solar system. NASA said Saturday its Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe mission will examine the neutral particles that pass through the barrier and study how particles become faster in space.