Ron Dexter

Ron Dexter

Tenure at SURVICE
24 years 9 months
Company Title
Vice President, Air Force & Navy Sector

Mr. Ron Dexter is Vice President of the Air Force & Navy Sector for SURVICE Engineering.  Mr. Dexter has been with SURVICE since 1998 and is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a BS degree in Aircraft Engineering.

Mr. Dexter serves as the Sector Vice President overseeing SURVICE Engineering Company’s Dayton Area Operation in Dayton OH; Gulf Coast Operation in Fort Walton Beach, FL; Patuxent Area Operation in Lexington Park, MD; PMC Operation in Socorro, NM; and Ridgecrest Operation in Ridgecrest CA. He provides key technical knowledge and management of business sectors encompassing aspects of combat threat survivability, vulnerability, susceptibility, and lethality for SURVICE Sectors including Air Force aircraft, Navy aircraft, Navy weapons, and select Industry companies including rotorcraft, fixed wing, and propulsion manufacturers.  He also leads SURVICE’s Fire Works group focusing on fire research, analysis, modeling, and test related to combat threat induced fires and explosion.  Prior to joining SURVICE Engineering, Mr. Dexter performed combat survivability modeling and test for Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, CT.  His survivability and lethality technical knowledge encompasses many years of dedication and passion for supporting our warfighters. 

Mr. Dexter currently holds executive board positions with a number of professional organizations including Dayton Defense and the NDIA Combat Survivability Division.  Previously he served as the Secretary, Chair-elect, and Chairman of the AIAA Survivability Technical Committee.