40th Annual Firepower Awards Recognize Outstanding Contributions to Our National Defense by Individuals in Industry and Government

Whippany, New Jersey — The National Armaments Consortium (NAC), in partnership with the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Picatinny Chapter, recognized 15 recipients at the 40th Annual Firepower Awards Luncheon on November 3rd in Whippany, New Jersey. The Firepower awards…

National Armaments Consortium Membership Elects Kord Technologies’ Steve Cornelius and COLSA Corporation’s Cathy Dickens to Executive Committee

Cornelius and Dickens Join Diverse ExCom which Supports Collaboration for Rapid and Effective Armaments Development for our Warfighters SUMMERVILLE, SC (October 17, 2022) — The National Armaments Consortium (NAC) today announced that Steve Cornelius and Cathy Dickens have been elected…

George Mason University Publishes New Report on The Value of The Consortia Model to the Defense Acquisition Ecosystem

Key findings:  The Consortia Model promotes innovation, expands the industrial base, and accelerates acquisition Fairfax, Va. – July 20, 2022 – The George Mason University Center for Government Contracting today released a new research report examining the value of the…

Army inks unique R&D agreement with consortium on advanced weapons development

An Army Futures Command component tasked with driving research and engineering of high-tech weapons formally agreed to collaborate with a growing consortium of nearly 1,000 companies and universities to advance armaments development. Click HERE to view the full article.  

NAC Member Newsletter – May 2022

Welcome to the latest installment of the NAC newsletter delivering the latest and greatest from our organization in one place. We at the NAC eagerly anticipate a busy month of May for the Nation’s Armaments Consortium. I very much look forward…

NAC Member Newsletter – 1st Quarter 2022

Welcome to the latest NAC newsletter designed to deliver the news you need to know. We are excited to kick things off with this edition and will be sharing updates each month to make sure you stay informed on the…

NAC Meet A Member Series Featuring Charlie Zisette and Nate Smith!

We are pleased to present the first episode in our new Meet A Member digital series where the NAC team interviews representatives from our remarkable member organizations. To kick things off, NAC Executive Director, Charlie Zisette, is joined by Nate…


Our latest Meet A Member interview is live! @NACExecDir and Bob Simek of Affordable Engineering Services discuss capabilities, a recent successful project, and what makes the San Diego-based engineering and aircraft maintenance firm an ideal partner!

On this #VeteransDay2022, we honor and thank those who served and sacrificed for our great Nation! Our gratitude knows no bounds. We recognize, too, their families for their own sacrifice and unwavering support to their loved ones throughout their service!

Last Week, the NAC and the NDIA Picatinny Chapter honored 14 outstanding individuals in front of more than 300 attendees at the 40th Annual Firepower Awards!

Click view the entire list of winners and learn more!
*Photo Credit: Todd Mozes Photography

Our DOTC event is off and running with a packed morning agenda!

Members will hear from NAC Chairman James Miller, a keynote from Brig. Gen. John Reim, JPEO A&A, CG Picatinny Arsenal, and a DOTC Program update from Mr. Tim Garry!

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