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  • MTSI's Jeff Elder Recognized With National Defense Industrial Association's Technology Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MTSI’s Jeff Elder Recognized With National Defense Industrial Association’s Technology Award

    Jeff Elder, the current head of the lethality unit of Modern Technology Solutions Inc.‘s army and missile defense division, has received the Technology Award from the National Defense Industrial Association’s Tennessee Valley chapter. The award recognizes Elder’s technical contributions to the fields of lethality analysis, modeling and simulation and the effectiveness of kinetic energy weapons […] More

  • Lockheed EVP Rick Ambrose to Receive NDIA's Peter B. Teets Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed EVP Rick Ambrose to Receive NDIA's Peter B. Teets Award

    Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of space systems segment at Lockheed Martin, will receive the Peter B. Teets Award from the National Defense Industrial Association in recognition of his contribution to the space systems sector, the Denver Post reported Thursday. NDIA's space division will present the award to Ambrose during the awards dinner event to […] More

  • ACT I CEO Michael Niggel Talks Cybersecurity at NDIA Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ACT I CEO Michael Niggel Talks Cybersecurity at NDIA Forum

    Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, highlighted the company’s cybersecurity efforts during his presentation at the National Defense Industrial Association's 9th Defense Industrial Discussions event held last month. ACT I said Niggel offered insights into cyber-related challenges facing the Defense Department and cyber protection initiatives such as the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriots. The CyberPatriots program aims to educate middle […] More

  • Parsons' Carey Smith to Keynote 2017 NDIA National Logistics Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Parsons’ Carey Smith to Keynote 2017 NDIA National Logistics Forum

    Carey Smith, president of Parsons‘ federal group, will deliver a keynote speech on April 19 at the National Defense Industrial Association’s 33rd Annual National Logistics Forum in Tampa, Florida. Parsons said Thursday her presentation, titled “Logistics–Military’s Backbone,” will highlight the current state of logistics readiness in the private sector. “The evolving challenges of national security require agile, innovative and timely solutions,” said […] More

  • CTC Gets '2020 Women on Boards' Award for Commitment to Gender Diversity; Ed Sheehan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CTC Gets ‘2020 Women on Boards’ Award for Commitment to Gender Diversity; Ed Sheehan Comments

    Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received for the second time the Winning Company recognition from the nonprofit organization 2020 Women on Boards in acknowledgement of CTC's efforts to promote gender diversity on its board of directors. CTC said Tuesday 2020 Women on Boards runs a 10-year campaign that seeks to raise by at least 20 percent the number […] More

  • Alion Science-Reamda JV to Offer EOD, Surveillance Robot Platforms; Doug King Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Alion Science-Reamda JV to Offer EOD, Surveillance Robot Platforms; Doug King Comments

    Alion Science and Technology and Ireland-based unmanned ground robotic systems developer Reamda have launched a joint venture to offer robotic platforms intended for explosive ordnance disposal and surveillance operations. Realion Robotics said Tuesday it aims to help military, law enforcement and government agencies gain access to unmanned ground robots that can function in harsh environments. Doug King, program manager of Realion […] More

  • Ashley Bunce Named Executive Director for NDIA's Women in Defense Affiliate - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ashley Bunce Named Executive Director for NDIA’s Women in Defense Affiliate

    Ashley Bunce, formerly associate director for the National Defense Industrial Association’s Women in Defense affiliate, has been named executive director of WID. NDIA said Monday Bunce will oversee the organization’s strategic direction, external relationships and programs that seek to facilitate professional networking and leadership development for women in national security. Craig McKinley, NDIA president and CEO, said […] More

  • Companies Pitch Off-the-Shelf Tech Platforms to DoD SCO Chief Will Roper - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Companies Pitch Off-the-Shelf Tech Platforms to DoD SCO Chief Will Roper

    The National Defense Industrial Association hosted a meeting on Nov. 14 to allow representatives from companies to present their commercial off-the-shelf technology platforms to Will Roper, director of the Defense Department's strategic capabilities office, the National Defense magazine reported Monday. Sandra I. Erwin writes executives from Allegheny Technologies, Battelle, Creative Micro Systems, Endeavor Robotics, General Atomics, […] More

  • Micro Craft CEO Kenneth Sullivan to Chair NDIA Manufacturing Division - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Micro Craft CEO Kenneth Sullivan to Chair NDIA Manufacturing Division

    The National Defense Industrial Association has named Kenneth Sullivan, president and CEO of Micro Craft, as chairman of NDIA’s manufacturing division. He previously served as vice chairman of the same division and chaired the association’s  supply chain network committee, NDIA said Monday. Bruce Roulstone, vice president of program development at NDIA, said Sullivan will work to help advance issues that […] More

  • Bill Birkhofer on Jacobs' Support for US Space Program & Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Convergence - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bill Birkhofer on Jacobs’ Support for US Space Program & Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Convergence

    Bill Birkhofer leads the aerospace and defense portfolios of Jacobs Engineering Group as a senior vice president with additional responsibilities over the Pasadena, Calif.-based contractor’s global infrastructure and telecommunications The two-time inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 group holds four decades of experience in the engineering and construction fields and participates in GovCon industry trade associations such as […] More

  • Pentagon Leaders, Trade Associations Discuss Defense Industry's Environment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pentagon Leaders, Trade Associations Discuss Defense Industry’s Environment

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall met with three defense trade associations in an effort to understand and address issues that affect the aerospace and defense industry. CEOs and senior executives from the National Defense Industrial Association, Aerospace Industries Association and the Professional Services Council discussed acquisition and budget challenges within the […] More

  • LMI Defense Sector Lead Mary Margaret Evans Named to NDIA Board of Trustees - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    LMI Defense Sector Lead Mary Margaret Evans Named to NDIA Board of Trustees

    Mary Margaret Evans, vice president of business development for the defense sector at LMI, has been appointed to the National Defense Industrial Association's board of trustees. LMI said Monday Evans will bring her defense industry and acquisition reform experience to her role at NDIA. NDIA aims to promote the development of weapons systems, technology platforms, training […] More

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