Awards

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.

Please complete this online form no later than July 31, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact robert.a.gierard@raytheon.com and crosales@NDIA.org.

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.