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Wayne E. Meyer

Retired Director of AEGIS Shipbuilding Project, U.S. Navy
1981 DESA Recipient
Primary office:



  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1946

Rear Admiral Meyer was honored for his involvement with the development of the world's most advanced shipboard radar and the largest and most complex seagoing computer system. He was project director for the U.S. Navy AEGIS shipbuilding project. He worked with the TALOS missile system aboard the U.S.S. Galveston, managed the modernization of the TERRIER weapon systems and was director of the engineeirng for Naval Ship Missile Systems Engineering Station.

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