Robert A. Fuhrman

Robert A. Fuhrman (February 23, 1925 – November 21, 2009) was an American engineer responsible for the development of the Polaris Missile and Poseidon missile, as well as President and Chief Operating Officer of Lockheed Corporation. [1][2][3][4] Fuhrman was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1976 "for contributions to the design and development of the Polaris and Poseidon underwater launch ballistic missile systems".[4]

Fuhrman graduated From the University of Michigan College of Engineering with a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering in 1945 and a master's degree in fluid mechanics and dynamics from the University of Maryland in 1952.