Col. David Anhalt (U.S. Air Force, ret.) has 28 years of experience working in air and space systems for the Department of Defense.
During his Air Force career, Col. Anhalt led flight test operations and program management activities for both the air and space systems. Specifically, he directed the development and procurement of defensive and offensive counterspace systems as well as new satellite capabilities for the U.S. military. Additionally, he formulated the Air Force budget and advocated for systems such as Space Based Radar, Space Based Space Surveillance System, Orbital Deep Space Imager, Space Surveillance Network, Counter Communication System, Counter Surveillance Reconnaissance System, Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities, and Space Situational Awareness improvement programs. He has experience helping clients develop markets for new space services, formulating end-to-end architectural solutions for space and ground segment command and control, data processing, and writing proposals in response to government solicitations.
Col. Anhalt holds a B.S.E.E. in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from the Air Force Academy, an M.E.E.E. in Digital Design and Control Theory from the University of Idaho, an M.A. in International Relations from Queen’s University, an M.S. in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, and an M.S.E in Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences from Princeton University.