NDIA Policy Points: Small Contractors Struggle with Cyber Rules
Clear policy drives effective implementation. Conversely, complex, opaque policy frequently leads to confusion and lack of compliance. Unfortunately, complexity and lack of understanding limit the Defense Department’s efforts to enhance cybersecurity in its supply chain.
Trump OK’s Huge Industrial Base Study: Rollout May Be Delayed
President Trump approved a major study of America's national security economy last week after meeting with Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. But Hurricane Florence might have something to say about when it's released!
Officials hope for economic boost via WV National Guard’s Qatar alliance
The West Virginia National Guard is partnering with Qatar, and elected officials hope the alliance will eventually bring benefits to the Mountain State outside the military realm
Orbital ATK is expanding to prepare for what they predict will be a surge in DoD buys of more lethal munitions
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Orbital ATK has hired more people and is expanding facilities as it anticipates a surge in Defense Department advanced missile and munitions technology needs.
E3 Assessment Eases Business Transition
The WVMEP employees that came to our location to conduct the assessment were all knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. The observations and recommendations they made have proven to be accurate and highly beneficial. I look forward to a long, productive partnership with WVMEP. Marc Houvouras, Owner
FCX Systems awarded Australian defense contract
MORGANTOWN — FCX Systems — the world’s leading manufacturer of solidstate frequency converters and ground power support (GSE) — has been awarded the contract to supply 54 270VDC precision ground power units for the Royal Australian Air Force’s main F-35 base at RAAF Williamtown for the New Air Combat Capability project.
Trump plans to ask for $716 billion for national defense in 2019 — a major increase
President Trump is expected to ask for $716 billion in defense spending when he unveils his 2019 budget next month, a major increase that signals a shift away from concerns about rising deficits, U.S. officials said.
WV National Guard: Entrepreneurism at its best
For a lesson in entrepreneurism, look no further than the West Virginia National Guard. If any entity has internalized the importance of growing the West Virginia economy and in the process establishing itself as an invaluable partner to the communities it serves, it is the WVNG.