Flexible self starters with specialized areas of expertise.

The PAC team is comprised of professional engineers, operators, and technical specialists in the fields of information and communications technology, aviation software and systems, and mission planning. 

At PAC, our people are the difference. We pride ourselves on seeking and retaining personnel at the top of their field, ensuring the highest level of service to our partners and the fleet. 

We value integrity, professionalism, and flexibility, and we infuse these values into everything we do. Read on to meet the team..

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John sharkey

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Locations: Washington, D.C., Patuxent River, Dallas-Ft Worth, Ridgecrest, and San Diego.

Locations: Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Newcastle, Perth, and Nowra

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Based in Dallas, TX, John leads the PAC USA team in delivering corporate outcomes within existing markets and corporate expansion into new markets. Before joining PAC, he was an Engineering Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) for 18 years, where he specialized in engineering design, logistics support, maintenance management, acquisition and certification of avionics, aircraft electrical systems and software and C4I infrastructure. During his RAAF career, John served overseas on two occasions, in technical specialist and liaison roles.

John holds Master’s Degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He is a Chartered Practicing Engineer in Australia and a member of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

Lacee brings over a decade of military acquisition and logistics experience—and a passion for strategic communication—to the PAC Australia team. Before joining PAC, she was a Program Manager at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), where she managed multidisciplinary teams of up to 400 personnel across multiple locations. Lacee oversees the management of high value Security Assistance projects while working with her team to ensure client outcomes are achieved successfully.

Based in Canberra, ACT, Lacee holds a Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations and a Level Two certification in Defence Acquisition Program Management. She is a graduate of both the NAVAIR Journey Leadership Development Program and American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) Academy for Global Leadership, and recently completed a certificate in Women’s Leadership at Yale School of Management

PAC is an independent services company, providing worldwide support capabilities for our Australian, US, and International partners. Comprised of two independent companies headquartered in both Australia and the US, PAC is uniquely positioned to offer collaborative, seamless support to clients around the globe

As a largely remote and virtual company, we have the flexibility to adapt to each client's unique requirements, offering virtual, embedded, and traditional office support configurations.

INTEGRATED TRAINING SOLUTIONS

BEN NUNAN

PAUL BAXTER

To support the challenges and broad interaction of training systems and simulation, PAC offers the following services:

- Simulator Evaluation Course. This course mirrors the FAA sim eval course and prepares industry for FAA simulator qualification activities. The course is also applicable to Defence sites seeking to ensure simulators are managed in accordance with industry best practices.

- Test and Evaluation Program Management. Management of simulation, training systems and training networks development and testing is a complex activity. PAC ensures customer requirements are effectively managed throughout program development and during formal test events. This ensures the products delivered meet customer training needs.



- Program and Fidelity Management. Simulation, training systems and training networks are designed to provide effective training in both the virtual and real world. Effective management of multiple, dissimilar systems within a broader eco-system is essential to ensure that training outcomes are achieved within prescribed time-frames and within resource constraints. PAC offers a solution agnostic service to manage integration, requirements, system deficiencies and ongoing operation of the broader system. 

AUS Director Integrated Training Solutions

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US Director Integrated Training Solutions

HYPOXIA TRAINING SOLUTIONS

PAC is the authorized representative of GO2Altitude® products in the United States, leading sales activity, providing installation and integration support, and offering maintenance sustainment of GO2Altitude® hypoxia training systems to our US clients. 

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MISSION ENABLING SERVICES

BEN SHEPHERD

A critical pillar to our success, Mission Enabling Services is the capability upon which PAC was founded in 2004. Since then, we’ve delivered superior acquisition outcomes and operational support to the MH-60R, F/A-18A/B, F/A-18F, EA-18G and KC-30A. Our team’s diversified Mission System expertise is truly ‘cradle-to-grave’ and spans across systems engineering & requirements development, technical regulatory and cyberworthiness accreditation, and hands-on technical support.

Our related Acquisition experience includes systems on MH-60R, F/A-18F, Triton, P-3, Tomahawk, Common Control Systems, and P-8. Our team conducts the certification and compliance finding activities required for introduction to service, and helps develop and articulate requirements to enhance the ADF mission planning capability. Our personnel understand the technical airworthiness process and are conversant with current MIL-STDS, STANAGS and DO standards.

We also provide Field Service Representation to ensure mission planning systems achieve readiness and capability targets. Our team have expert knowledge of Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) and Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), ensuring that pre and post-flight data is managed effectively to support operational decision-making.



Key areas of expertise:
- Requirements Definition
- Administration of Windows-based Networks
- Software Development
- Data Management
- Test
- Certification 

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INFORMATION DOMINANCE & INTEROPERABILITY

ALEX WESTON

Over the past 11 years, PAC has developed and matured its unique tactical data link capabilities to become a trusted partner to the Commonwealth of Australia. PAC staff are highly sought after and are able to provide support for the engineering development, T&E, acquisition and integration of digital communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications across multiple platforms. Our ISREW capability continues to grow as we offer competitive and operationally focused solutions to our clients.

Our team supports the completion of modernisation studies for platforms requiring upgrade paths to meet National Directives, in support of Crypto Modernisation. We're able to employ subject matter experts in strategic locations across the world, to provide hands-on support to platforms, as well as provide Operational and Maintenance training on TIE and C2 systems
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Specific technical expertise includes:
- Link 22
- Link 16 (MIDS LVT 1/11/12, JTIDS, STT)
- Link 11
- JREAP A/B/C
- SAT TDL J
- VMF
- ANW2
- MADL
- SADL

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AEROSPACE ACQUISITION & SUSTAINMENT SERVICES

PAC provides critical engineering skills and through-life-cycle support of the acquisition, design, analysis, manufacturing, test, operations, sustainment, and disposal of aerospace systems to domestic and international, defense and commercial markets.

- Industry-wide research and networking
- Unique requirements implementation
- Aerospace business strategy and management support
- Systems engineering
- Program management
- Structural and mechanical design
- Avionics and electronic systems
- Integration, ground and flight test
- Mission assurance
- Certification and accreditation


NAGEL SULLIVAN

Director of Aerospace Acquisition & Sustainment Services

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