Former KC-46 System Program Director, Colonel Chris Coombs, USAF (Ret), Joins Dayton Aerospace

Key Specialties

  • Program Management

  • Acquisition Strategy Development

  • Computer/Cyber Security

  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS)


We’re pleased to announce that Colonel Chris Coombs has joined Dayton Aerospace as a senior associate following retirement from the US Air Force (USAF). He has extensive senior program management experience in numerous aircraft, including: fighters; bombers; tankers; trainers; intelligence; surveillance, reconnaisance (ISR); special ops; and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as well as special weapons. Chris served as system program director (SPD) for four major weapon systems: KC-46 Aerial Refueling Tanker, MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper, and Global Hawk. He has specialized expertise in acquisition strategy development, computer/cyber security, and foreign military sales (FMS).

Learn more about Chris here.