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Bill Buzzell
Colonel, USAF (Ret)

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Bill Buzzell

Summary Qualifications

40 years of experience planning and executing all aspects of major weapon systems engineering and acquisition. Senior consultant to government and industry organizations in the defense acquisition arena. Proven senior international program manager and negotiator, implementing innovative Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Cooperative Agreements with 24 different countries. Superb strategic planning and organizational skills, including program and proposal schedule and risk management.

Key Specialties

  • Acquisition Management

  • International Programs/Foreign Military Sales (FMS)

  • Integrated Product and Process Development

  • IMP/IMS and Risk Management

  • Propulsion Engineering

Key Positions

  • Air Force Director, Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) International Programs

  • Director, F-16 International Programs

  • Program Manager, Taiwan F-16 Program

  • Chief, Propulsion Integrated Product Team, F-22 Program Office


  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida

  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida

  • Program Manager's Course, Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)

  • Executive Course, Defense Institute for Security Assistance Management