Wills, Howard Arthur, (OBE, FTSE) (1906-)

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Wills, Howard Arthur, (OBE, FTSE) (1906-1989)
Wills, Howard Arthur (1906-)
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Howard Arthur Wills was Chief Defence Scientist 1968-1971. Earlier in his career he had been involved in the life of aircraft structures.

Born Boulder, Western Australia, 16 May 1906. OBE. Educated University of Western Australia (BE). Design Engineer, Fairey Aviation Co. England 1932-36; Senior Aeronautical Engineer, Department of Civil Aviation, Melbourne 1936-39; Head of Structures & Materials Division, CSIRO Aeronautical Research Laboratories 1940-51; Assistant Controller (Research & Development), Department of Supply 1951-55; Chief Executive (Atomic Weapons Tests) 1955-57, Deputy Controller (Trials & Instrumentation) 1958-63, Controller (Research & Development) 1964-66, Deputy Secretary (Research & Engineering) 1967-68; Chief Defence Scientist, Department of Defence 1968-71.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Wills, Howard Arthur
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. 70 Years of Defence Science at the 'Bend
    Published: Australian Government Department of Defence
  3. Edward George Bowen 1911-1991
    Brown, R. Hanbury; Minnett, Harry C; White, Fredrick W. G.
    Published: 1992
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 9, 2, 151-166
  4. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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