The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting national security. NDIA is proud to provide a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues. Our members foster the development of the most innovative and superior equipment, training and support for our warfighters and first responders through our divisions, local chapters, affiliated associations and events.

Top Issues 2014

  • Chart a Future for Defense Industry
  • Streamline the Procurement Process
  • Help U.S. Defense Industry Compete for International Business
  • Make IT Acquisition as Agile and Innovative as IT Development
  • Secure Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats
  • Assure Access to Energy and Make More of It While Using Less
  • Educate the National Security Workforce
  • Easier for Small Businesses to Compete for Gov. Contracts
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Membership benefits include:
  • Networking opportunities at events/conferences with regional businesses and government activities involved in the defense industry
  • Strengthening professional relationships with local government and industry members
  • A portal to raise industry and government issues and shape national policy
Upcoming Events

Please join us for the 5TH Annual Joint Networking Social hosted by Women In Defense Greater Hampton Roads (WIDGHR)and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Council Thursday, January 29, 2015. Registration: 5:30 p.m. Event: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Virginia Beach Town Center City Center Club, Armada Hoffler Tower, Virginia Beach, VA. For details and registration: WID 5th Annual Joint Networking Social

Chapter News
  • May 19-20, 2015. The Hampton Roads Chapters of AFCEA and NDIA present the 2015 Joint Warfare Symposium on May 19 - 20, 2015. This Symposium provides a premier venue for engaging the warriors and industry leaders who are shaping the nation’s military strategies and warfighting platforms. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Excellence in Innovation.” Please check back; details and registration information will be posted shortly.
  • September 25, 2014. Please save the date for our 1st Annual NDIA GHRC Charity Golf Tournament on September 25. Details will be posted soon.
Community Spotlight

Christopher Newport University Unmanned Aerial Systems Research Team for the 2014 College Competition at Patuxent River Navy base, Maryland. GHRC NDIA sponsors this STEM effort – thanks to all our members..