Chris DeLuca

Director, Specialty Engineering
2024 Human Systems Conference
Mr. DeLuca has over 39 years of experience in DOD as a U.S. Army Colonel (R) and DoD GS-15/NH-IV Civilian, Level III qualified in Program Management, Systems Engineering and Test and Evaluation.  His current assignment includes the following Specialty Engineering disciplines: Reliability & Maintainability; Manufacturing & Quality; Human Systems Integration; System Safety; and Value Engineering.  As a U.S. Army commissioned officer, he was in combat arms and acquisition, holding multiple command, leadership and staff positions including unit command, Army Program Acquisition Management Charters for Major (MDAP) and Non-Major (including rapid equipping and provisioning) Defense Acquisition Programs, and served on the Army Staff.  As a DOD Civilian, Mr. DeLuca served as a Deputy Program Manager for a Major Automated Information System (MAIS)/Defense Business System (DBS), directed systems engineering and developmental test and evaluation analysis teams at OSD for Space, Land Warfare and C4ISR MDAPs, MAIS and DBS programs, and served as the USD(R&E) Member of the Secretary of Defense Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations Cross Functional Team before his current assignment as Director, Specialty Engineering.