Jeff Babione: Lockheed Seeks New Talent to Back Aerospace, Defense Programs

Jeff Babione

Jeff Babione, general manager for Lockheed Martin‘s Skunk Works business, has said the company plans to recruit new employees in response to the increase in defense and aerospace work, Inside Defense reported Tuesday.

He said Skunk Works intends to extend job offers in universities and employ 50 to 60 engineers each month as part of the effort.

Babione added the company plans to hire specialized engineers in the areas of data analytics, autonomy and artificial intelligence.

“As you look across the aerospace and defense industry, there’s a significant amount of new programs,” Babione said.

Check Also

Ball Aerospace

NASA Taps Ball Aerospace to Support Land Imaging Tech Studies

Ball Aerospace has been selected to conduct three research projects to explore sustainable land imaging platforms that could support Earth observation satellite operations under a joint NASA-U.S. Geological Survey program.

Raytheon Technologies

Air Force Receives Raytheon Technologies-Built Laser Weapon System

Raytheon Technologies has built and delivered another high-energy laser weapon system to the U.S. Air Force for use in the branch's upcoming experiments and training activities overseas. The company said Monday HELWS has completed a directed energy weapon evaluation process and been approved for initial operational employment.


HII Puts Ninth Legend-Class National Security Cutter Through Sea Trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries has completed a series of at-sea tests on the U.S. Coast Guard's ninth Legend-class national security cutter in the Gulf of Mexico.