National Defense Industrial Association

  • New cyber augmentation division at NDIA

    Cyber augmentation has emerged as a term encompassing a range of digital activities. In the military domain, it’s sparked a new division at the National Defense Industrial Association.

  • DoD to reorganize, create new security clearance organization

    The Defense Department is planning to merge the National Background Investigations Bureau, Defense Security Service and other entities within the Pentagon to form one, new security clearance entity.

  • Year-long study finds 5 ‘worrisome’ issues for defense industrial base

    Corbin Evans, director of regulatory policy at the National Defense Industrial Association, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for some initial impressions from the study.

  • New report recommends executive order to deal with DoD supply chain vulnerabilities

    The report identifies five macro forces that influence 10 risk archetypes, each of which represents a threat to the stability and security of the defense industrial base.

  • State-of-the-art tech makes debut at Army S&T conference

    The Army S&T conference showcased new technologies to help soldiers’ performance on and off the battlefield.

  • Life’s not about balance, it’s about choice

    On this episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomed Rachel McCaffrey, executive director of Women in Defense for the National Defense Industrial Association.

  • Industry groups urge Congress to create a speedy security clearance process

    Several trade industry groups have urged congressional reform to speed up the security clearance process for federal employees and contractors.

  • TALOS exoskeleton presents technological, acquisition hurdles for SOCOM

    It will take more than new technology to create a force of real-life Tony Starks. Improved acquisition is also key.

  • Advances in military technology

    Stew Magnuson, editor-in-chief of National Defense Magazine, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss artificial intelligence, army robotics, hypersonic missiles and other advances in military technology. April 9, 2018

  • Gen. Hawk Carlisle: DoD industry group supports Trump initiative

    A new executive order President Donald Trump issued 11 days ago tells federal agencies to spend the next nine months studying the health of the Defense Industrial Base. The order laments that the U.S. has lost about 2 million manufacturing jobs since 2000, and demands a whole-of-government approach to identify the industrial capacity and supply chains the U.S. needs to maintain national security. Retired Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, president of the National Defense Industrial Association, tells DoD Reporter Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin that NDIA fully supports the study and wants to help.