Director of Mission Management Systems
Todd Cloutier has over 35 years of experience in military operations and planning. Serving as a US Navy submarine officer, he conducted several forward submarine deployments, including Operations NOBLE ANVIL, ALLIED FORCE, IRAQI FREEDOM, and ENDURING FREEDOM.
As a submarine squadron Operations Officer,r. Cloutier wrote over 50 operations and exercise orders, coordinating all services and support to prepare submarines for deployed operations, and to test new tactics and equipment. After 9/11, Mr. Cloutier developed new methods to prepare submarine crews for extremely shallow water and high traffic density operations, creating a standard adopted fleetwide. Hand picked to represent the US Navy, Mr. Cloutier was the first US submariner to successfully complete the International Submarine Command Course “Perisher Course”.
As N5/Future Plans Officer for Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group for two overseas deployments, he led all planning teams for dedicated and cyclic planning in three theaters of operation, again supporting OIF and OEF. Joining MTI in 2010, Mr. Cloutier translated his extensive mission management experience into the development of digital tools such as the Visualization, Planning, Execution, and Review (ViPER) suite of applications. ViPER and other mission tools are deployed with multiple nations’ submarines and strike aircraft.
Mr. Cloutier leads MTI’s teams in the design and development of new mission management solutions, addressing multi-domain mission management and other decision support capabilities.
“Toward a Common Planning Picture”, Annals of the Naval Fire Control Symposium, 2017.