Clifford Kyle

Cliff Kyle

Clifford (Cliff) Kyle, CSC

General Manager


Prior to taking on the General Manager role, Cliff joined Lockheed Martin Australia in January 2020 as the MH-60R ‘Romeo’ Through Life Support (TLS) Program Manager out of Nowra, NSW adjacent to the Naval Air Station, HMAS Albatross.  

Cliff served in the RAN Fleet Air Arm for more than 23 years as an Aerospace Engineer and held numerous leadership positions in the Fleet Air Arm responsible for transformational activities associated with introduction of new capabilities and functions. His last Navy posting was leading the MH-60R Joint Program Office (JPO) located in Patuxent River Maryland, USA charged with capability development for the platform over the next three decades.

Cliff has a wealth of experience in Aviation Safety and Quality Management Systems and aircraft structural integrity management. He holds an Honours degree in Aeronautical Engineering from UNSW, a Master of Aerospace Vehicle Design from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom and a Master of Management from RMIT in Melbourne, Australia. Cliff holds Chartered Engineer status on the National Engineering Register.  

Cliff is married with three school age daughters and lives in the coastal village of Currarong on the NSW South Coast.


Updated: August 2023