Kevin Gaylor has had an extensive career providing S&T support to Australian Maritime capability. He was the Program Leader Submarine Science and Technology, the Project S&T Advisor for the Future Submarine Program and the DSTG Relationship Manager with ASC Pty Ltd. In his previous role as Research Leader Undersea Platform Systems, he was responsible for research areas such as submarine power and propulsion, materials and structures, and hydrodynamics and manoeuvring. He was an original member at the DSTG laboratory established at HMAS Stirling in 1996, developing operations analysis models and exercise analysis systems for submarine warfare, as well as participating in first of class sea trials for the Collins Class Submarine.
Mr Gaylor has extensive experience in maritime research, developing mathematical models in the area of Mine Warfare (MW) and submarine operations. Prior to his role supporting submarine S&T, he participated in numerous MW exercises, regularly lectured at the Mine Warfare School at HMAS Waterhen, and represented Australia at a number of international minewarfare forums.
He was also the Australian National Leader for the TTCP Maritime Group, the TTCP HUM TP-9 Humans Systems Integration for Naval Platforms and the Director Program Office (Maritime).