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Mark Fraker
Senior Leader (SL), DAF (Ret)

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Mark Fraker

Summary Qualifications

30+ years of systems engineering experience in DoD systems acquisition, development, testing, and R&D. U.S. Air Force Senior Leader for Avionics Development and Integration. Experience at the F-22 and F-16 Chief Engineer and AFRL Sensor Directorate Chief Systems Engineer levels. Expertise in systems development: policy, processes, and procedures across the entire DoD acquisition life cycle. Extensive experience in the application of systems engineering, systems integration, technical management, test planning and execution, and risk assessments in air vehicle and avionics development and modernization: AESA radars, electronic warfare (EW), electronic protection (EP), airborne networks, navigation, avionics architectures, armament, fire control, target track fusion, low observables and reliability/integrity programs.

Key Specialties

  • Avionics Integration

  • Electronic Warfare (EW)

  • Low Observables (LO)

  • Electronic Protection (EP)

  • Technical Engineering Management

Key Positions

  • Technical Advisor for Avionics & Integration (SES), AFLCMC/EN

  • Chief Systems Engineer, AFRL Sensors Directorate

  • Chief Engineer, F-16 Program

  • Chief Engineer, F-22A Program

  • Chief Avionics Engineer, F-22A Program


  • BS, Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University

  • MS, Management Science, University of Dayton

  • Systems Engineering Management, Defense Systems Management College (DSMC)

  • Leadership Management, Federal Executive Institute