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Guest Speaker: Reg Carruthers, Director, Aerospace, Defence SA
Development of the State’s defence infrastructure
Reg Carruthers commenced with Defence SA as Director, Aerospace in October 2016. The focus of his role is to grow the aerospace industry in the state including supporting the growth of the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) hub, providing support to the P8 Poseidon, Triton and EW aircraft, and growing the Air Weapons Range capabilities.
Reg joined the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in 1981, graduating from the RAAF Academy in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science. After graduating as a Navigator, he flew the P3C Orion on many operations and had an extensive career including numerous commands in Au8stralia and overseas. He held staff positions in policy and planning and as staff officer to the Chief of Air Force, as well as being an instructor on the Australian Command and Staff College. His last military command was as Commander of the Aerospace Operational Support Group (now Air Warfare Centre) responsible for electronic warfare, cyber, intelligence, aviation medicine, aviation publications and flight test, weapons and engineering squadrons, as well as the Woomera Test Range.
Reg is a graduate of the Australian Staff Course and a Distinguished Graduate from the US National War College conducted in Washington DC; and has Masters Degrees in Defence and Strategic Studies and International Relations.
After 31 years in uniform, Reg transferred to the Public Service as Director of the Woomera Test Range in 2012. He was appointed as Program Director for Live, Virtual and Constructive (LVC) and Ranges Air Force in January 2016. He remains an active member of the Air Force Reserves and, as a Group Captain, is Honorary ADC to the Governor General.
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|Event Date||11-07-2018 1:00 pm|
|Event End Date||11-07-2018 2:00 pm|
|Cut off date||11-07-2018 1:00 pm|
|Individual Price||$30 per head Includes Main Course, shared Cheese platter and Tea/Coffee|
|Location||Adelaide Oval - Cathedral Room|