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May 14, 2020

DoD Announces Winners of the Fiscal Year 19 Nunn-Perry Award

The Department of Defense announced the fiscal year 2019 Nunn-Perry Awards winners, recognizing excellence in the DOD Mentor Protégé Program.

Feb. 26, 2020

Trusted Capital Lends a Hand to Armed Forces Events in March

The Department of Defense continues to partner closely with the defense industry, and small businesses in particular, to help develop new and innovative solutions to meet emerging needs and requirements.

Feb. 10, 2020

Industrial Policy Welcomes New Director of Small Business Programs

The office of Industrial Policy is excited to welcome Amy Murray to the team as the new Director for the Department of Defense Small Business Programs, starting March 16, 2020. Ms. Murray brings a wealth of business and government experience, and is uniquely suited to reinvigorate the small business programs.

Jan. 24, 2020

DoD Small Business Strategy Submitted to Congress

The DoD Small Business Strategy has been submitted to Congress, as mandated by the McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Public Law 115-232), section 851(b).

Dec. 4, 2019

DoD Achieves Small Business Contracting Goal for Fifth Consecutive Year

The Department of Defense met its small business federal contracting goal for the fifth consecutive year and awarded $72 billion to small businesses, an increase of almost $11 billion over the previous year. 

Oct. 21, 2019

Industrial Policy and the Texas A&M System will co-sponsor Drone Venture Day, a Trusted Capital Event

On November 13, the Department of Defense and the Texas A&M System will co-sponsor Drone Venture Day, the first in a series of Trusted Capital events. The event will engage capital providers and companies in the unmanned aerial system sector, convening the two communities in an engagement focused on the national security needs of the Department of Defense.

July 23, 2019

Defense Production Act Title III Presidential Determinations to Strengthen the Domestic Industrial Base and Supply Chain for Rare Earth Elements

On July 22, 2019, the President issued five Presidential Determinations authorizing the use of Defense Production Act Title III authorities to strengthen the domestic industrial base and supply chain for rare earth elements.

June 12, 2019

Defense Production Act Title III Presidential Determination for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems

On June 10, 2019, the President issued a Presidential Determination authorizing the utilization of Defense Production Act Title III authorities to strengthen the domestic industrial base for the production of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) and their components.

May 13, 2019

Project MFG: Next Generation Manufacturing Challenge

The Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment program held the second Project MFG competition on May 10–11, 2019.

April 18, 2019

The Nunn-Perry Award: Recognizing Small Business Excellence

The Department of Defense announced the winners of the 2018 Nunn-Perry Awards. Ten companies were recognized for being the best in the Mentor Protégé Program.