PEO Aviation

U.S. Army Program Executive Office - Aviation



Serve Soldiers and our nation by designing, developing, delivering, and supporting advanced aviation capabilities for operational commanders and our allies.


Project Managers

  • COL John J. Maher Apache Helicopters Project Manager COL John J. Maher
  • COL Burr Miller Aviation Mission Systems & Architecture Project Manager COL Burr Miller
  • Regina Bublitz Aviation Turbine Engine Project Manager Regina Bublitz
  • COL Daniel Thetford Cargo Helicopters Project Lead COL Daniel Thetford
  • COL Kevin Chaney Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Project Manager COL Kevin Chaney
  • COL Joseph Minor Fixed Wing Project Manager COL Joseph Minor
  • COL Jeffrey Poquette Future Long Range Assault Aircraft Project Manager COL Jeffrey Poquette
  • COL Danielle Medaglia Uncrewed Aircraft Systems Project Manager COL Danielle Medaglia
  • COL Ryan Nesrsta Utility Helicopters Project Manager COL Ryan Nesrsta

PEO Aviation Project Management Offices

  • Mission: Develop, produce, field and sustain the world's premier attack/reconnaissance helicopter and support all those who use it. Contact: (256) 313-4804 Apache Attack Helicopter AH-64 D/E
  • Mission: Design, Develop, and Deliver Advanced Aviation Technologies that Provide Soldiers an Overmatching Operational Advantage. Contact: (256) 876-9473 Air Traffic Navigation, Integration and Coordination System (ATNAVICS) Aviation Ground Power Unit (AGPU) Mobile Tower System (MOTS) Self-Propelled Crane Aircraft Maintenance and Positioning (SCAMP II) Tactical Airspace Integration System (TAIS)
  • Mission: Centrally manage the Army’s rotary wing turbine engine and electrical power capability by designing, developing, delivering and supporting power solutions for the U.S. aviation rotary wing and coalition partners. Contact: (256) 842-1473 Improved Turbine Engine
  • Mission: Responsively provide worldwide users with an operationally capable, safe, technologically superior, and cost effective heavy lift capability. Contact: (256) 313-0555 Chinook Cargo Helicopter CH-47F
  • Mission: Design, develop, deliver and support Fixed Wing Transport and Aerial ISR aircraft providing critical capabilities for operational commanders and our allies. Contact: (256) 876-5166 Fixed Wing Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) Guardrail Common Sensor (GR/CS) Airborne Reconnaissance Low (ARL)
  • Mission: Design, develop, and deliver the preeminent attack reconnaissance aircraft to Combat Aviation Brigades and the Joint Force to enable dominance on the multi-domain battlefield. Contact: 256-313-1533 Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft
  • Mission: Design, develop, deliver and support the next generation tactical assault and MEDEVAC capabilities to Combat Aviation Brigades, partners, and Allies; enabling our Nation's warfighters to dominate and win in 2030 and beyond. Contact: (256) 842-3812
  • Contact: (256) 313-5598 / (256) 313-5433 Multi-National Aircraft Special Project Office
  • Mission: Provide our Nation and allies interoperable unmanned aircraft systems and integrated payloads as the world class leader in design, development, delivery, support, and sustainment of unmanned aircraft and associated command & control and dissemination systems. Contact: (256) 842-1464 MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) RQ-11B Raven Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) RQ-7Bv2 Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (FTUAS) Air Launched Effects (ALE) Scalable Control Interface (SCI) One System Remote Video Terminal (OSRVT)
  • Mission: To Design, Develop, and Deliver the premier materiel solutions to the United States and Global Allied Forces through continued Support to production, fielding, sustainment, and modernization of the Utility Fleets. Contact: 256-313-3766 Black Hawk UH/HH-60 Lakota UH-72A Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)

Modular Open System Approach

  • Aligning the people, tools and processes for successful execution of the PEO Aviation mission. Contact: Click to Email MOSA Information Packet and PEO Aviation Guidance
  • FACE (Future Airborne Capability Environment) PEO Aviation's Modular Open Systems Demonstration


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Airborne Reconnaissance Low (ARL) Apache AH-64D/E Black Hawk UH/HH-60 CH-47F Chinook Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) Fixed Wing Guardrail Common Sensor (GR/CS) Lakota UH-72A Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) OH-58D Kiowa Warrior RQ-11B Raven Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) RQ-7Bv2 Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS)


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Page updated 29 September 2023

Contact Us

PEO Aviation Public Affairs (general inquires, speaker requests, media requests/queries): Click To Email Congressional Inquiries: 256-313-4489 or Click to Email Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): Click to Email PEO Aviation Operations: Click to Email

Project Offices

Apache Attack Helicopter: (256) 313-4804 Aviation Mission Systems and Architecture: (256) 876-9473 Aviation Turbine Engine: (256) 842-1473 Cargo Helicopter: (256) 313-0555 Fixed Wing Aircraft: (256) 876-5166 Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft: (256) 313-1533 Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft: (256) 842-3812 Multi-National Aircraft Special Project Office: (256) 313-5598 / (256) 313-5433 Unmanned Aircraft Systems: (256) 842-1464 Utility Helicopters: 256-313-3766 Modular Open System Approach: Click to Email