SOURCE: Comtek Advanced Structures

January 24, 2006 09:46 ET

Aerospace and Defense Firm Comtek Expands Strategic Advisory Board

PHOENIX, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 24, 2006 -- Comtek Advanced Structures ("Comtek") is pleased to announce that Colonel Walter E. Wright III (USAF, Retired) has been appointed to Comtek's Strategic Advisory Board.

Col. Wright recently completed a very distinguished Air Force career as an F-16 fighter pilot and senior leader. His most recent position was Commander of the 56th Operations Group, Luke AFB, Arizona, where he was responsible for some 186 F-16 fighters, over 500 personnel and 31,000 annual sorties. Previously, Col. Wright served as Director of Joint Strategic Planning at NATO Headquarters. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds post-graduate degrees from the Naval War College and the Air War College.

In announcing this appointment, Patrick Whyte, Comtek's President and CEO, stated that, "We are very excited to have Walt join our Strategic Advisory Board. As a seasoned operations executive and strategy expert, Walt will play a key role in the development of Comtek's military business and the application of Comtek's proprietary technology to Dept. of Defense programs through targeted research and development activities."

Additional announcements may be expected in the near future as Comtek continues to expand both its Strategic Advisory Board and its Scientific Advisory Board.

Comtek Advanced Structures ( specializes in advanced composites applications for the international aerospace and defense market. With facilities in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, and Phoenix, Arizona, USA, the company's diversified operations include design and manufacturing contracts with customers such as General Electric, Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney, Honeywell, Goodrich and DRS, as well as the provision of repair services and proprietary spare parts for airlines worldwide.

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"Specialists in Advanced Composites Applications for the International Aerospace and Defense Market"

Contact Information

  • For more information please contact
    Patrick Whyte
    President & CEO
    (602) 232-2202