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 2016

  • Acquisition Reform
  • The Industrial Supply Chain
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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
  • Symposium on Homeland Security and Defense February 10-11, 2016. A joint workshop co-hosted by Christopher Newport University's Center for American Studies and Elite Contracting Group. Click on the title link for details. Please contact Dr. Nathan Busch (757-594-8498) for addtional information.
Chapter News
  • MODSIM World 2016 MODSIM World is a unique multi-disciplinary conference for the exchange of modeling and simulation knowledge, research and technology. We join theory and practice across industry, government and academia--providing for an open interchange of information, knowledge and technology. This year, MODSIM World 2016 will take place April 26-28, 2016 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, VA. Details and registration may be found at the title link.
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..