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Robert B. Lamb is the Chief of the ICBM Test Branch located at Hill AFB, UT.  He is responsible for oversight of MMIII and support to GBSD developmental testing.  He reports to the Test Division of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), headquarted at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

Mr. Lamb began his career in 1989 at Edwards AFB, CA working as a support services contractor performing T-2 Modification project management.  He then became a civil servant and worked as an instrumentation operations engineer on the C-17 program at Edwards AFB.  He completed his career at Edwards AFB as a test engineer working in the fields of performance and flying qualities and propulsion testing.  His experience including producing many test and safety plans, conducting tests, and analyzing data and reporting on test results.  He was also involved in developing data analysis methods and tools for flying qualities and flutter test data analysis.

After working at Edwards AFB, Mr. Lamb then worked at Hill AFB as a staff engineer in the OO-ALC Engineering Directorate in both the Policy and Procedures branch and also in the Center Test Authority (CTA) branch.  He later moved to Software Maintenance as an embedded software development engineer and later as a supervisor of a group of 32 embedded software development engineers (F-16 OFP development).  He then worked as the OO-ALC Engineering Directorate Chief of the CTA Division which was later re-aligned to the AFLCMC CTA office as the Test and Evaluation Senior Functional at Hill AFB, providing Test and Evaluation support to AFLCM and other organizations at Hill AFB.  In 2017 Mr. Lamb became the Chief of the ICBM Test Branch located at Hill AFB, UT.


  • Oct 2017 – Present, Chief, ICBM Test Branch – OL Hill AFB, UT
  • Aug 2011 – Oct 2017, AFLCMC Center Test Authority Senior Functional, OO-ALC / ENT, Hill AFB, UT
  • Feb 2011 – Aug 2011, Supervisory Electronics Engineer (Embedded Computer Systems), 309th MXW / 518 SMXS / MXDEA, Hill AFB, UT
  • Dec 2008 – Feb 2011, Electronics Engineer (Embedded Computer Systems), 309th MXW / 518 SMXS / MXDEF, Hill AFB, UT
  • Nov 2007 – Dec 2008, Staff Engineer (Center Test Authority Branch), OO-ALC / ENT, Hill AFB, UT
  • Dec 2005 – Oct 2007, Staff Engineer (Systems Engineering Policy and Procedures Branch), OO-ALC / ENSP, Hill AFB, UT
  • July 2004 – Nov 2005, Performance and Flying Qualities Engineer, 412 Test Wing / 418 FLTS, Edwards AFB, CA
  • Aug 2000 – July 2004, Tools and Techniques Development Engineer, 412 Test Wing / 418 FLTS, Edwards AFB, CA
  • Aug 1999 – Aug 2000, Student (Long-Term Full-Time Training), 412 Test Wing / 418 FLTS, Edwards AFB, CA
  • Aug 1998 – Aug 1999, Propulsion Engineer, 412 Test Wing / 445th FLTS, Edwards AFB, CA
  • Mar 1993 – Aug 1998, Performance and Flying Qualities Engineer, 412 Test Wing / 418 FLTS, Edwards AFB, CA
  • July 1991 – Mar 1993, Instrumentation Operations Engineer, 412 Test Wing/418 FLTS, Edwards AFB, CA
  • Apr 1989 – June 1991, T-2 Modification Project Manager, CSC, Edwards AFB, CA


  • 2009       Air War College, Edition 16, Distance Learning Program
  • 2006       M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering (Control Theory), University of California at Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1989       B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University, UT       


  • Notable Achievement Award, Hill AFB, 20 Aug. 2009
  • OO-ALC Test and Evaluation Award, Team Category, Hill AFB, 2008
  • OO-ALC Engineering and Technical Management Award, Civilian Test and Evaluation Category, Hill AFB, 2008
  • Notable Achievement Award, Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) Process Improvement Team, Hill AFB, Sept. 2007
  • Notable Achievement Award, Civilian Quarterly Award (Scientist and Engineering), 412th Test Wing/Edwards AFB, Jan-March 2005
  • Notable Achievement Award, Edwards AFB, Sept. 2003
  • Test Team of the Quarter, 412th Test Wing/Edwards AFB, Oct.-Dec. 1996

  • Level 3 Certification – SPRDE, Program Systems Engineering, Sep. 2010
  • Level 3 Certification – SPRDE, Systems Engineering, Dec. 2007
  • Level 3 Certification – Test and Evaluation, Oct. 2003
  • Level 1 Certification – Program Management, Apr. 2002