Vice President of Secure Sensor Solutions
Raytheon Intelligence & Space
Eric Ditmars is vice president of Secure Sensor Solutions for Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a business of Raytheon Technologies. Ditmars is responsible for a portfolio of airborne active electronically scanned array fire control radars, resilient GPS and navigation systems products, airborne early warning surveillance systems, integrated system solutions for global customers and full life-cycle support of principally airborne products and systems.
Before his current role, he led Secure Sensor Solutions at Raytheon Company’s Space and Airborne Systems business prior to Raytheon Company’s merger with United Technologies Corporation in 2020. He previously was senior director and general manager for F-15 radar programs for Secure Sensor Solutions. He was also senior director for the F/A-18 and B-2 radar programs. Ditmars has held a variety of director and manager positions for airborne radar product lines at Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems.
Before joining Raytheon, Ditmars worked for The Boeing Company’s Satellite Systems division as general manager of the Electronics Manufacturing Center of Excellence. Other positions he held at Boeing include process engineer, production line supervisor and section manager. He also worked for McDonnell Douglas on its International Space Station program.
Ditmars earned a bachelor’s degree in materials science engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in materials science engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.