Tim Cahill

Tim Cahill

Tim Cahill

Executive Vice President, Missiles and Fire Control


Tim Cahill is executive vice president of Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) for Lockheed Martin Corporation. MFC is a more than $11 billion enterprise that employs approximately 20,000 people.

MFC develops, manufactures, and supports advanced sensors, missile, and air & missile defense systems. In addition, MFC provides technical services and logistics support for military customers that include the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, The Missile Defense Agency, Special Operations Forces, and allied nations. Commercial programs include products and services for the renewable energy solutions and energy storage.

Cahill previously served as senior vice president of Global Business Development & Strategy. He also served as senior vice president for Lockheed Martin International, and vice president, Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Systems for MFC. In this capacity, he managed several significant programs, including Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), PAC-3, Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS), and numerous other emerging IAMD technologies.

Before joining MFC, Cahill worked in Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, where he held various senior leadership positions. He served as vice president of Engineering and Technology and vice president and general manager of Strategic and Missile Defense Systems, where he was responsible for over 4,000 employees in the U.S., UK, and Marshall Islands. While at Space Systems Company, Cahill oversaw various critical U.S. military efforts, including the Navy’s Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile program as well as the Air Force’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program.

Cahill joined Lockheed Martin in 1995, following a distinguished career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, where he managed the integration and launch of 20 military, NASA and classified spacecraft on Space Shuttle, Titan and Atlas launch vehicles. He holds a patent for a modular spacecraft bus design.

Cahill holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Stanford University. He also completed the Executive Program Manager’s Course at the Defense Systems Management College at Ft. Belvoir, Va.


November 2022