Lorin Hattrup Named President of LightRidge Solutions'Trident Systems

Lorin Hattrup has been appointed President and General Manager of Trident Systems, a LightRidge Solutions business unit, to expand its infrastructure and capabilities. Hattrup brings 23 years of experience in the defense and aerospace industry to his new role.

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Lorin Hattrup Named President of LightRidge Solutions'Trident Systems

Lorin Hattrup Named President of LightRidge Solutions'Trident Systems

LightRidge Solutions, a Chantilly, VA-based company, has appointed Lorin Hattrup as President and General Manager of its Trident Systems business unit. In his new role, Hattrup will spearhead efforts to expand Trident's infrastructure, facilities, workforce, leadership, and capabilities to meet the increasing demand in the space and defense sectors.

Why this matters: The expansion of Trident Systems' capabilities has significant implications for the growth of the space and defense industries, which are critical to national security and economic development. As the demand for advanced technologies in these sectors continues to rise, the ability of companies like Trident Systems to meet that demand will play a crucial role in shaping the future of these industries.

Hattrup brings over 23 years of experience in thedefense and aerospace industryto his new position. He previously served as Executive General Manager of L3Harris Technologies' strategic missions unit and held leadership roles, including Executive General Manager of L3Harris' F-35 Avionics division, as well as program management and engineering positions.

Bill Gattle, CEO of LightRidge, expressed confidence in Hattrup's ability to lead the expansion of Trident's production capacity. "Lorin Hattrup is the right leader to guide the expansion of Trident's production capacity," Gattle stated, emphasizing the growing need for purpose-built space electronic services from both existing and new customers.

The appointment of Hattrup as President and General Manager of Trident Systems comes at a time when the space and defense sectors are experiencing significant growth and demand for advanced technologies. LightRidge Solutions aims to capitalize on this opportunity by strengthening its capabilities and expanding its presence in these industries.

Hattrup's extensive experience and proven track record in the defense and aerospace industry make him well-suited to lead Trident Systems in this endeavor. As the business unit focuses on expanding its infrastructure and capabilities, Hattrup's leadership is expected to play a crucial role in driving growth and meeting the evolving needs of customers in the space and defense sectors.