Lorin Hattrup appointed Trident Systems president

On May 9, Chantilly, VA-based LightRidge Solutions announced that it has appointed Lorin Hattrup as president and general manager of the company’s Trident Systems business unit. The addition of Hattrup and his extensive operations experience will bolster LightRidge and Trident’s efforts in expanding their infrastructure, facilities, workforce, leadership, and capabilities to meet rapidly growing customer demand across the space and defense arenas.

“LightRidge and Trident have been growing significantly over the past few years as existing and new customers are turning to us for purpose-built space electronic solutions,” noted Bill Gattle, CEO of LightRidge. “Lorin’s proven track record scaling organizations makes him the right leader to guide the expansion of Trident’s production capacity, while retaining its reputation for delivering cutting-edge and affordable products.”

In this new role, Hattrup will build out operational scale and infrastructure for Trident’s current and new business opportunities. His vision is wholly aligned with LightRidge’s company goals and focuses on delivering innovative and scalable space systems, C4ISR mission solutions, and autonomous mission management software, according to the company.

Prior to joining Trident, Hattrup was executive general manager of L3Harris Technologies’ Strategic Missions division. He has over two decades of experience in the defense and aerospace industry. He also served as executive general manager of L3Harris’ F-35 Avionics division as well as in other program management and engineering roles.

Source: LightRidge

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