Stephen Redington, PE, has over 40 years of experience in leading-edge hardware design and development for the military, aerospace, and telecommunications industries. His engineering experience ranges from design conception to product manufacturing in both military and private sectors. Steve has made several innovative advancements in the areas of inertial guidance, GPS, telecommunications technology, and laser ignition. Steve rejoined the US Army Fuze Division in 2003 after 20 years in private industry and has been an advocate of design for manufacturing. He now holds five patents related to fuzing and primer technology.