Robert C. (Bob) Feldmann
Program Manager, EA-18G, The Boeing Company
About Robert C. (Bob) Feldmann
Bob is the Program Manager for the EA-18G, the newest addition to the US Navy’s fleet of high performance aircraft. The EA-18G is a derivative of the F/A-18 Super Hornet, highly customized for the electronic attack mission. Prior to this, Bob was the Program Manager for the T-45TS and AV-8 aircraft programs, for the Boeing Company’s Integrated Defense Systems unit. Bob holds an undergraduate degree (BS EE) from Northwestern University (1976), a graduate degree (MS Comp Sci) from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly UMR) (1980), and an MBA from the Executive program at Washington University (1999).
Bob’s career began at McDonnell Douglas in 1976 as a software engineer for the mission computer of the F/A-18. In 1984, Bob joined the Advanced Tactical Fighter (YF-23) team as the lead software development engineer for the integrated mission processor, and as the demonstration activity captain for the avionics. From 1990 to 1992, Bob was the Business Unit Manager for the C-17 Mission Computer and Displays, and from 1992 to July 1997 was the F/A-18 Deputy Avionics team leader and program manager for the F/A-18 Reconnaissance variant. From July 1997 through Dec. 1999, Bob was the Director, Mission Systems for the combined engineering team supporting the F/A-18, F-15, AV-8B, and T-45 programs.
Bob is married to Barbara, and they have three sons, Brian, David, and Patrick. His outside interests include golf, hiking, and other outdoor activities.