Dave Culpin


Dave Culpin is a Senior Principal Systems Engineer with Raytheon Australia. He is currently appointed as the Combat System Design Acceptance Representative for the Hobart Class DDG Acquisition Program.

Dave’s key skills and interests lie in the fields of Enterprise Architecture, Engineering Management, Systems Engineering (including MBSE), Systems Architecture, System Safety, Cyber Worthiness and Technical Assurance. He has extensive experience in utilising these skills in the domain of complex naval systems including applications in surface combatant/submarine combat systems, land-based and aviation mission systems over a 30 year professional career in the RAAF, DSTO and defence industry.

Dave holds a Masters in Systems Engineering and a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Systems). Dave is also a Chartered Professional Engineer.