Category Archives: NDIA

NDIA’s Carlisle offers remarks on Capitol violence

Jan. 7, 2021 ARLINGTON, VA — Hawk Carlisle, president and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association, issues the following statement on the violence that occurred Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol:The officers serving our military and those in our … Continue reading

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Save the Date | 2021 Undersea Warfare Virtual Conference

NDIA and the Undersea Warfare Division are pleased to announce that this year’s Undersea Warfare Spring Conference will be a virtual experience. Scheduled to take place from March 23 – 24, 2021, this UNCLASSIFIED DISTRO A virtual event will give … Continue reading

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NDIA applauds Congress for veto override, support of troops and defense

Jan. 1, 2021 NDIA applauds Congress for veto override, support of troops and defense ARLINGTON, VA — The National Defense Industrial Association issues the following statement on the congressional veto override: NDIA commends Congress for its overwhelming vote to override … Continue reading

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NDIA urges Congress to push NDAA into law

ARLINGTON, VA — The National Defense Industrial Association called on Congress on Christmas Eve to override President Trump’s Dec. 23 veto of the latest National Defense Authorization Act, saying the bill is a necessity for the military and those who … Continue reading

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Early Rates Ending Soon | 2021 Virtual Expeditionary Warfare Conference

Register today for the 2021 Virtual Expeditionary Warfare Conference and take advantage of the early rate before it ends this Friday, December 18. Register WHY ATTEND? NETWORK with over 200 colleagues in industry and government LEARN about the latest updates … Continue reading

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NDIA joins companies’ call to Congress to keep Section 3610 funding

Dec. 11, 2020 ARLINGTON, VA – Fifteen defense companies implored Congress on Friday to extend Section 3610 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, saying the funds are needed to keep vital personnel on the job and national … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open | Special Operations: Irregular Warfare and Unified Action

Registration Is Happening Now Registration is now open for the first webinar in the NDIA SO/LIC Division Virtual Strategic Series, titled “Special Operations: Irregular Warfare and Unified Action” and scheduled to take place in the afternoon on December 16. Use … Continue reading

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Moved to March 2021 | NDIA National Security AI Conference and Exhibition

Join us virtually from March 23 – 25, 2021!This conference has been moved from December 7 – 9, 2020, to March 23 – 25, 2021. This groundbreaking event is more than just a conference and exhibition. It’s a rare opportunity … Continue reading

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Registration is Happening Now | 2021 Virtual Expeditionary Warfare Conference

Register today for the 2021 Virtual Expeditionary Warfare Conference and take advantage of the early rate so that you can maximize the value of your participation in this newly redesigned event. Through two days of virtual sessions as well as … Continue reading

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Save the Date | POST 2021 Conference

Save the Date! NDIA and USINDOPACOM are proud to announce the first-ever virtual 2021 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference to be held on March 4 (Invite Only), 8 – 11, 2021! Mark your calendars and make plans to … Continue reading

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NDIA Chairman Arnold Punaro statement on Esper, Miller

Nov. 9, 2020 Statement by Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro, USMC (Ret.), Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association:Secretary Mark Esper has performed the “nearly impossible job of the Secretary of Defense” with great distinction and success. He leaves the department … Continue reading

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Early Registration Ends Friday | NDIA National Security AI Conference and Exhibition

This groundbreaking event is more than just a conference and exhibition. It’s a rare opportunity for defense professionals working with artificial intelligence and machine learning to be part of a conversation that is sure to affect the future of American … Continue reading

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NDIA ADVISORY: Brown, Hyten among experts at JADC2 event

Oct. 21, 2020 ARLINGTON, VA — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown and Air Force Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, lead a stellar gathering of experts for the first JADC2 & … Continue reading

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Registration Is Open | NDIA National Security AI Conference and Exhibition

Registration is now open! The implications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning extend throughout the national security enterprise, and so we’re hosting a brand-new event to convene thought leaders and subject matter experts to explore those implications in detail. Register … Continue reading

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Registration Is Open | NDIA National Security AI Conference and Exhibition

Registration is now open! The implications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning extend throughout the national security enterprise, and so we’re hosting a brand-new event to convene thought leaders and subject matter experts to explore those implications in detail. Register … Continue reading

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NDIA statement on the Section 889 waiver extension

Oct. 6, 2020 NDIA statement on the Section 889 waiver extensionARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association offers the following statement on the waiver extension of Section 889 part B:NDIA fully supports the overarching policy objective behind Section 889 … Continue reading

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NDIA submits NDAA packet as part of team

NDIA joins ARWG members in submitting packet for defense authorization ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association and members of the Acquisition Reform Working Group submitted the annual packet for the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2021, … Continue reading

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Early Registration Ending | 2020 Virtual SO/LIC

Early Registration Ends Tomorrow The early registration deadline for 2020 Virtual SO/LIC is tomorrow, Friday, September 4. Register today to secure the discounted rates and really maximize your attendance at the event on October 2. “Special Operations Forces and Great … Continue reading

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NDIA offers statement on Section 889 compliance

Aug. 14, 2020NDIA offers statement on Section 889 complianceARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association offers this statement regarding Section 889, part B of the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act:“NDIA agrees with the premise of Section 889, part … Continue reading

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Cancelled | 2020 Aircraft Survivability Symposium

The 2020 Aircraft Survivability Symposium has been cancelled. At NDIA, the health and safety of our members, government, and industry partners constitute our top priority. While we remain dedicated to convening the national security and defense communities to promote the … Continue reading

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Save the Date for the first-ever 2020 Undersea Warfare Virtual Conference

During this time of great change, NDIA and the Undersea Warfare Division are pleased to announce that this year’s major Undersea Warfare Fall Conference will be a virtual experience. Scheduled to take place from September 22 – 23, 2020, this … Continue reading

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NDIA statement on the death of Brent Scowcroft

ARLINGTON, VA — The National Defense Industrial Association mourns the passing of retired Air Force Lt. Gen. and two-time former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft, who died Thursday, Aug. 6, at his home in Falls Church, VA. He was 95.Scowcroft … Continue reading

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In-Person Event Cancelled | 31st Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium

The 31st Annual NDIA SO/LIC Symposium in-person event has been cancelled. At NDIA, the health and safety of our members, government, and industry partners constitute our top priority. While we remain dedicated to convening the national security and defense communities … Continue reading

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2020 USW Fall Conference is Cancelled

The 2020 Undersea Warfare Fall Conference has been cancelled. The NDIA team values your support and is grateful for your involvement in our events. While keeping the wellbeing of our event participants, members, and partners in mind, we are diligently … Continue reading

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NDIA joins call to extend Section 3610 through 2021

July 31, 2020 ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association is asking Congress to extend authority in Section 3610 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act beyond Sept. 30, 2020, to Dec. 31, 2021. This is to … Continue reading

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NDIA Joint Armaments, Robotics, and Munitions Conference & Exhibition is Cancelled

The NDIA Joint Armaments, Robotics, and Munitions Conference & Exhibition has been cancelled. The NDIA team values your support and is grateful for your involvement in our events. While keeping the wellbeing of our event participants, members, and partners in … Continue reading

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Lord discusses Trusted Capital Marketplace in latest National Defense magazine

ARLINGTON, VA — The Defense Department’s Ellen Lord offers insight into the Office of Industrial Policy’s work through the Trusted Capital Marketplace, where financial institutions and qualifying companies explore partnerships to support national security, in the latest issue of National … Continue reading

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NDIA joins associations in call for funding, extension of Section 3610 in CARES Act

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association, along with seven industry associations representing thousands of government contractors, sent a letter July 24<https://content.ndia.org/-/media/Sites/Press%20Releases/Documents/Multi-association%20Letter%20to%20Request%20Extension%20and%20Funding%20for%20Sec%203610.ashx?la=en&gt; to congressional leadership that urges funding and an extension to Section 3610 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief … Continue reading

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Beware of Unofficial Housing & Attendee List Scams

BEWARE OF UNOFFICIAL VENDORS SOFIC exhibitors and attendees have reported receiving solicitations from vendors NOT affiliated with SOFIC – specifically regarding hotel reservations and attendee list sales. Attendee Email List ScamsWe would like to remind all participants that NDIA does … Continue reading

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vSOFIC On Demand Registration Still Available!

Unable to attend the first-ever Virtual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference? Don’t worry! We have you covered. Between now and August 31, 2020, you can gain access to all the releasable presentations from vSOFIC for just $150. After registering, you … Continue reading

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NDIA and Lockheed Martin present a biotechnology for defense webinar

June 16, 2020 ARLINGTON, VA — Media are welcome to cover the Biotechnology for Materiel and Defense Symposium Webinar<https://www.ndia.org/events/2020/6/17/biotechnology-for-materiel-and-defense-symposium&gt;, Wednesday, June 17, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, presented by the National Defense Industrial Association and Lockheed Martin.This on-the-record event … Continue reading

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NDIA commends confirmation of Gen. CQ Brown as 22nd Air Force chief of staff

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association issues the following statement about Air Force Gen. CQ Brown’s confirmation:NDIA enthusiastically applauds the 98-0 unanimous Senate confirmation of Gen. Charles “CQ” Brown as the next U.S. Air Force chief of staff, … Continue reading

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NDIA approves of House changes to small-business pandemic aid program

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association issues this statement regarding the House of Representatives passing Thursday the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020: NDIA applauds the House passing the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. This legislation improves … Continue reading

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NDIA asks Congress to reconsider several defense legislative proposals

May 7, 2020 ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association is among members of the Acquisition Reform Working Group voicing concern to the Senate and House Armed Services committees over several legislative proposals that the groups say could harm … Continue reading

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DOD, DAU webcast on adversarial foreign investment

ARLINGTON, VA – Adversarial foreign investment is a real concern during the COVID-19 crisis. The Defense Department’s Office of Small Business Programs and Defense Acquisition University will host a webinar<https://www.dau.edu/events/DAU%20Webcasts%20-%20Foreign%20Investment%20Tools%20for%20Small%20Businesses%20and%20How%20DoD%20Can%20Help&gt; Wednesday, April 29, 3-4:30 p.m., to heighten awareness of the … Continue reading

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NDIA commends Congress’ passage of latest aid package of $484 billion.

April 23, 2020 ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association applauds Congress’ passage today of additional funds to help small businesses weather the COVID-19 crisis. The $484 billion bill, which also assists hospitals and funds more coronavirus testing capacity, … Continue reading

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DoD introduces Cyber Circuits: A live webinar

ARLINGTON, VA – The Defense Department’s Office of Small-Business Programs introduces Cyber Circuits: A live webinar with cybersecurity experts, industry leaders and cyber-celebs Wednesday, April 22 at 11 a.m. EDT.With the theme, “Protecting Small Business in a COVID-19 Environment,” this … Continue reading

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NDIA among groups seeking Section 3610 clarity from OMB

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Defense Industrial Association is among nine trade organizations asking the Office of Management and Budget to clarify implementation of Section 3610 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, the Arlington, VA-based group announces.NDIA … Continue reading

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DoD will allow payments to contractors who can’t work due to COVID-19 circumstances

ARLINGTON, VA — The Defense Department announced Thursday a class deviation to Section 3610 of the CARES Act that will let agencies reimburse contractors for payment to employees who can’t work because of COVID-19 facility closures or other restrictions.The April … Continue reading

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Save the Date | vSOFIC | May 11 – 15, 2020

Where the SOF Community Convenes Virtually This NEW virtual event, vSOFIC, will give you the opportunity to hear USSOCOM’s capability needs and the chance to share what you have to offer the force. vSOFIC will offer a variety of learning … Continue reading

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