Brig. Gen. Robert Collins, a veteran with more than 28 years of military experience, has been appointed as the U.S. Army’s program executive officer for Command, Control, and Communications – Tactical.
The Army said in a tweet dated March 25 that Collins most recently served as PEO for intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.
Collins will formally assume his new role after several months, the service noted.
Since May 2019, Collins has been serving as PEO for IEW&S with responsibility over the office’s overall acquisition, development, fielding and lifecycle support operations for the Army’s technology portfolio encompassing areas such as intelligence, cyber, EW, base defense and position, navigation and timing.
He was first commissioned through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps in 1992, after which he spent time in leadership roles at the Army Signal Center and the Department of the Army.
He previously served as a product manager for PEO C3T and executive officer for the Army acquisition executive and assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology.