E. Lee Kline

A portrait of Lee Kline

Inducted:

05/07/1994

Degrees:

B.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, January 1961 
 M.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, June 1963

E. Lee Kline was born in Rices Landing, PA, on January 18, 1933. He received the Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University in January 1961 and June 1963, respectively.

During the Korean War, he served as an Aircraft Performance Engineering Officer in the U.S. Air Force. From 1963 to 1988 he was associated with the Naval Research Laboratory where his principal work was in airborne navigation systems, voice processing techniques, modulation and coding techniques, secure voice terminal design, secure communication systems, and secure information systems. During 1988 and 1989 he was associated with the Atlantic Systems Research and Engineering Corporation, where his principal work was in secure communication system design and tactical ballistic missile defense systems. From 1989 to the present he has been associated with Kaman Sciences Corporation as a senior engineer working on secure information system programs and program management support.

Mr. Kline was the U.S. representative to the NATO Special Working Group on Narrowband Secure Voice Systems, which resulted in the standardization of a secure voice terminal for use in NATO communications systems. Mr. Kline is the recipient of the U.S. Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award, and is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Mr. Kline and his wife JoAnn reside in Springfield, VA. They have two daughters: Tracy Stofko of Montgomery, AL, and Kristen Kline of Lorton, VA.