March 5, 1933 - March 25, 2003
Tom Ashe joined Litton Data Systems in 1974 as the Principal Systems Engineer
for improvements to the MTDS Equipment under the Improved TAOC Program.
During his 20 years at Litton, he had a sequence of jobs in Engineering
and Business Development.
While in Business Development he worked closely with the Marines and Air Force
and was instrumental in the delivery of the first MCE to the Air Force in Germany.
An excellent biography of Tom Ashe is included with an Article he wrote on the
Evolution of the Marine Air Command and Control System (MMACS). The article
at this link was contributed to the Milspeak Foundation Website by his wife Edda.