Thomas K. Harward

Thomas Harward

Raytheon Missile & Defense
Engineering Fellow | Lead Technologist Fuze & Safety Devices | Advanced Systems
Thomas Harward, an Engineering Fellow with 23 years of experience at Raytheon Missiles & Defense, is the Lead Technologist for Fuzing and Safety Devices. As Lead Technologist, Mr. Harward is the top reviewer for fuze designs, central point of contact for the fuze safety boards, approver of estimates and solutions, and guides sourcing selection. Mr. Harward is also very active in the fuze industry: chair of the NIDA Fuze Conference Committee and panel member of the DoD Fuze IPT Advisory Panel. Mr. Harward is also the fuze tech council engineering representative, former Section Head for fuzing and has held sever leadership roles including several payload IPT lead roles. He presented a paper at the 2011 NDIA Fuze Conference in Salt Lake City, “Enhanced Weapon Arming Safety by Controlled Accumulation of Arming Energy.” Mr. Harward has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona and a Master of Science degree in System Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.