CAPT Doug Belvin
Program Manager, Air ASW Systems
2019 Undersea Warfare Technology Spring Conference
Captain Doug Belvin attended Duke University via the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps, graduating in 1993 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Belvin also earned a post-graduate degree in Technical Management from Johns Hopkins and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, class 119.
Following his commissioning and flight training he qualified in the P-3C at NAS Jacksonville FL, and flew operationally with the Skinny Dragons of Patrol Squadron FOUR at NAS Barbers Point, HI. He qualified as a P-3C Patrol Plane Commander, Functional Check Flight Pilot, Instructor Pilot, and Mission Commander.
Belvin’s subsequent flying assignments included tours as an operational and developmental test pilot. During his developmental test tour, he redesignated as an Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer (AEDO).
As an AEDO, Belvin served in a variety of program management assignments in four program office tours, managing programs in a wide variety of stages of the acquisition life cycle, such as developmental source selection, full scale developmental test and evaluation, and post production sustainment. In addition, he completed a tour on the staff for the Program Executive Officer for Air ASW, Assault, and Special Mission programs, PEO(A). He assumed command as the major program manager for Air ASW Systems, PMA-264, in August 2016.
CAPT Belvin holds Level III Acquisition Certification in Program Management, Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering, and Test and Evaluation. He has been selected into the Defense Acquisition Corps and NAVAIR Leadership Development Program. Awards include Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and various campaign and unit awards.