CALL FOR AWARD NOMINATIONS
NDIA honors superior contributions to combat survivability through awards for leadership and technical achievements, to recognize a young professional, and for lifetime achievement. These awards recognize excellence across the entire spectrum of survivability including susceptibility, vulnerability reduction, and related modeling and simulation. The awards committee is currently seeking nominations for the following awards:
HOW TO NOMINATE
Nominations must be submitted in an UNCLASSIFIED format.
AWARD CATEGORIES AND CRITERIA
RADM Robert H. Gormley Combat Survivability Award for Leadership
This award is presented to a person who has made major leadership contributions to combat survivability over an extended period of time. Candidates must have demonstrated outstanding leadership in enhancing overall survivability or played a significant role in a major aspect of survivability design, program management, research and development, test and evaluation, modeling and simulation, education, or standards development. This award emphasizes demonstrated superior leadership over an extended period of time.
Combat Survivability Award for Technical Achievement
This award is presented to a person who has made a significant technical contribution to any aspect of survivability. It may recognize a specific achievement or exceptional technical excellence over an extended period. Individuals at any level of experience are eligible for this award.
Professor Robert E. Ball Young Professional Award for Combat Survivability
This award is presented to a person age 35 or younger (at time of award) who has made a significant technical, analytic, or tactical contribution to any aspect of survivability. It may recognize a specific technical achievement, an original analytic effort, or new development of tactics, techniques, and procedures that increase the survivability of aircraft in combat.