Douglas Raaberg

Chief Executive Officer,Northrop Grumman-UAE

Douglas Raaberg is the Chief Executive-Officer at Northrop Grumman in the UAE.

He was previously the Director, Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) campaign lead, within Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems sector and led a portfolio of business pursuits to develop, sustain and modernize BMC2 products.

He was also responsible for leading business development efforts for the sector’s military aircraft systems, including B-2, E-2D, F/A-18, F-35 and Joint STARS aircraft.

Raaberg joined Northrop Grumman in 2010 following a distinguished career in the US Air Force spanning more than 30 years, holding numerous operational,command and staff positions.

During his career at the US Air Force, Raaberg commanded the only B-2 stealth bomber wing, a jet pilot training wing, a bomber operations group and a bomber squadron.

He was a command pilot with more than 4,700 hours in fighter-bomber, bomber and trainer aircraft.

He is an honors graduate of the US Air Force Academy and holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California and National War College,among others.