Effective cooperation among defense industry, university, government and military representatives is vital to U.S. defense manufacturing efforts. The NDIA Manufacturing Division aids industry/government/academia interaction in technology areas directly related to manufacturing research, design, development, testing and production. Through such interaction, these groups exchange information and views that benefit the development of advanced technology for the war fighter.


The division works to:
  • Advocate national support for defense manufacturing.
  • Promote defense manufacturing excellence.
  • Support promising technologies, processes and implementation methodologies.
  • Conduct manufacturing research and study efforts.
  • Conduct government/industry forums focused on defense manufacturing.

For more information about this division, download the Manufacturing Division one-pager

Cybersecurity Study

Cybersecurity is not simply a corporate concern; it is a supply chain issue.  This report explores how the United States Department of Defense supply chain has responded to the recent DFARS requirement.  The results show that supply chain cybersecurity is critical but that the weakest link is the small to medium sized firm found in the upstream supply chain.  Important recommendations are provided.  Read More

Technology Committee Webinars

The Technology Committee launched a series of technology interchange webinars.  Visit the committee page to view.

Topics: Global Defense Market, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Technology, Advanced Manufacturing

NDIA Contact

For more information about this group, please contact:

George Webster
Associate Director, Divisions
Phone: (703) 247-9493
E-mail: gwebster@NDIA.org
Ms. Britt Sullivan CMP
Director, Meetings
Phone: 703-247-2587
E-mail: bsullivan@ndia.org
Erin Peters
Meeting Manager
Phone: (703) 247-2586
E-mail: epeters@NDIA.org

Division Contact

Jim Segelstrom
McNally Industries
E-mail: jcsegelstrom@mcnally-industries.com
Praneetha Poloju
Vice Chair
E-mail: ppoloju.ndia@gmail.com
Stacy Newstead
Evolution Energy Solutions
E-mail: snewstead@evolutionenergy.solutions

Policy Contact

For policy-related or congressional inquiries, please contact:

Robbie Van Steenburg
Regulatory Policy Associate
Phone: (703) 247-2584
E-mail: rvansteenburg@NDIA.org