Stanley O. Kennedy, Sr. has over thirty-four years of project management and systems development/acquisition of Strategic and Satellite Systems, including directing the DoD Nuclear Weapons Effects Research & Testing programs for radiation effects on electronics; survivability of ICBM, ALCM, Space and C3I systems; System Acquisition of Minuteman Launch Systems; Development/Acquisition of DSP Satellite & Ground Terminal Systems; Program Management/Acquisition of Survivable C3I Systems and survivable, adaptive SIOP planning systems; and T&E of ABM mid-course intercept systems (GBI) design concepts. Stan earned a B.S. in Physics from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, an M.S. in Nuclear Physics (and post-masters study in Solid State Physics) from the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA. He served as US National Leader, TTPC (The Tri-Partite Committee) for Nuclear Radiation Effects, and as an invited member of the Vulnerability Working Groups for Minuteman ICBM, Poseidon/Trident SLBM, and Safeguard Spartan/Sprint systems. He has hands-on experience in conducting nuclear weapons radiation effects testing at Nevada Test Site, at radiation sources (Sandia & White Sands fast-burst reactors) and LINAC, Flash-Xray and pulsed 14-Mev neutron facilities.
Stan has held technical and program management positions with Boeing, McDonnell-Douglas, and with the Secretary of Defense, AF Space Division, Minuteman ICBM Program Office, Defense Nuclear Agency and AF Weapons Lab. Stan currently serves as Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of Oakman Aerospace, Inc.