Kraus Hamdani Aerospace, a leader in ultra long endurance unmanned aerial systems (UAS), today announced Lieutenant General (Retired) Ed Cardon as the newest member of its executive leadership team. General Cardon, a founding partner of strategic advisory and consulting group Touchstone Futures, will serve as Chief Strategy Officer and advise Kraus Hamdani Aerospace as they bring new capabilities to the federal market.
“With nearly four decades of service in the United States Army, including commands at every organizational level, General Cardon is without question one of our country’s most innovative thinkers and top strategic minds,” said Fatema Hamdani, CEO and Founder of Kraus Hamdani Aerospace. “His expertise in modernizing information and operational technology to serve the warfighter will be invaluable as KHA grows as a leader in persistent aerial platforms in the federal space. ”
“The work that Kraus Hamdani Aerospace is doing from a technology, infrastructure, and UAS standpoint is simply outstanding,” said General Cardon. “While they have demonstrated many applications thus far, the possibilities for their technology are limitless and they have only begun to scratch the surface. I am proud to join this dynamic, innovative, and forward-thinking company.”
General Cardon received his commission upon graduating from the United States Military Academy in 1982 and has earned Master’s Degrees in National Security and Strategic Studies from the National War College and the United States Naval Command and Staff College. Throughout his 36 years in the US Army, he commanded troops in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Most recently, he served as Director of the US Army Office of Business Transformation, helping to establish the Army Futures Command. In addition to several other major command assignments, he also served as head of the Army Cyber Command and Joint Task Force Ares.
About Kraus Hamdani Aerospace
Kraus Hamdani Aerospace (KHA) is the world leader in building ultra long-endurance Unmanned Aerial systems (UAS) that mimic nature by utilizing onboard artificial intelligence to silently glide through the air like a bird and generate clean onboard energy. KHA’s K1000ULE is the world’s longest endurance fully electric zero-emissions autonomous unmanned aircraft in its size and weight category. KHA offering comprises aerial-based data, intelligence and communication services to address critical customer needs within various sectors such as emergency and disaster relief, data and telecommunications, defense, agriculture, oil and gas, climate change and wildlife preservation. For more information, visit www.krausaerospace.com. #UAV #drone #unmannedaviation