AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence
The AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence was established in 1998 and recognizes excellence within the aerospace community exemplifying the inspirational qualities that inspire the global community. Individuals, teams, programs, or organizations -- whose current noteworthy accomplishment, unique accomplishments for the duration of a program, or extraordinary lifetime contributions represent "excellence within the aerospace community" and generate "inspiration for the global community" -- are eligible nominees. The next award will be presented during the 2017 AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala. For further information, <a href= http://www.aiaa.org/FoundationAwardForExcellence/> http://www.aiaa.org/FoundationAwardForExcellence/
- Full Name: Joint Strike Fighter Program
- Category: Premier Award
- AIAA Citation: To recognize the cutting-edge design and technology excellence and global collaboration of the Joint Strike Fighter enabling a unique battlespace capability for the future.