FDCA Announces New Officers and Board Members

Florida Defense Contractors Association (FDCA) is pleased to announce five new board members.  Mark Clark, President, Resolute Solutions; Elizabeth Eastman, Director Contracts & Supply Chain, Nammo; Kevin McCall, COO, EEI Manufacturing; Kelley Powell, Senior Principal, Government Relations, L3Harris Technologies; and Sal Nodjomian, CEO, Matrix Design Group. “The association is privileged to have these distinguished business and defense industry leaders join our mission to … Read more

GA-ASI Announces New Mojave UAS

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is unveiling a new Unmanned Aircraft System called Mojave, named for one of the harshest and most austere areas in the world, where deadly rattlesnakes and horned lizards adapt to survive the extreme forces of nature. Mojave is based on the avionics and flight control systems of MQ-9 Reaper … Read more

RPS Defense Announces Appointment of Kevin Buddelmeyer as Executive Vice President of Business Development

RPS Defense, a leading provider of defense services headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is excited to announce the appointment of Kevin Buddelmeyer as Executive Vice President for Business Development. “We are excited to continue the next chapter in RPS Defense’s growth with Kevin as an integral part of the executive team. Through the continuing expansion of our … Read more

GA-ASI Completes Series of System Level Tests for Protector

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has successfully completed key system-level tests for the new Protector RG Mk1 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). The Protector is the U.K. Royal Air Force’s version of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian®, which is GA-ASI’s latest model of RPA and is on track to become the world’s first certified Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) … Read more

United Through Reading 13th Annual Storybook Ball Raised $188,000 for Military Families

United Through Reading (UTR) hosted its 13th Annual Storybook Ball on Nov. 6, 2021, in San Diego, CA. Each year the ball brings together 300 corporate executives, senior military leaders, long-serving supporters, and military families in celebration of the consequential connections UTR champions for military families who are transiently sundered due to deployment or military assignment.  … Read more

AARDVARK Partner Sky-Hero Wins Innovation Award at Milipol Paris 2021 With LOKI Mk2

Sky-Hero’s LOKI Mk2 tactical sUAS, distributed exclusively in North America by Aardvark Tactical, recently won an Innovation Award at Milipol Paris 2021. This award aims to reward the most innovative companies in terms of products, materials, services, solutions, or business models in the homeland security industry. The jury, composed of international experts in their respective … Read more

ARCTOS Names Chris Greamo as President & Chief Executive Officer

ARCTOS is pleased to welcome defense technology leader Chris Greamo as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   Mr. Greamo has deep technical expertise and significant experience leading innovative defense technology enterprises. He previously served as the President & CEO of Two Six Labs, building the technology products and services company, achieving greater … Read more

SWORD Defense Launches Cutting-Edge Technology Proven to Increase Survivability of US Service Members

On Oct. 11, 2021, SWORD Defense Systems unveiled the Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle (SPUR) at the annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army Trade Show & Exhibition, in Washington, D.C. The SPUR version released is a product of a partnership between SWORD Defense Systems and Ghost Robotics. Intended specifically for military applications, … Read more

Cpt. (Ret. USN) Lawrence E. Meehan Joins the Roosevelt Group

The Roosevelt Group (TRG) announced today that Captain (Ret) Lawrence E. (Larry) Meehan has joined The Roosevelt Group as a full-time Senior Advisor. After over 30 years of service in the U.S. Navy, Larry recently retired from the Navy International Program Office where he served as the Director Middle East Division and was responsible for … Read more

GA-ASI Completes European Maritime Demos

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) completed a series of flight demonstrations that featured a company-owned MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in partnership with the Royal Air Force (RAF). The demonstration series began Aug. 25 and ended with the completion of the UK’s Exercise Joint Warrior on Sept. 30. “The support of the RAF … Read more