With the Army on board Bush moved to streamline oversight of the project by the OSRD replacing the S-1 Section with a new S-1 Executive Committee. Mead as his deputy. Compton appointed Bush to the newly created post of vice president in 1932.
It was the first of a string of inventions. He joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at MIT in 1919 and founded the company now known as Raytheon in 1922.