Northrop Grumman Signs Mentor-Protege Agreement With Missile Defense Agency

  • Our Bureau
  • 11:04 AM, April 11, 2015
  • 3278

Missile Defense Agency has selected Northrop Grumman for US Department of Defense(DOD) Mentor-Protégé agreement Program.

The DOD mentor-protege program encourages prime contractors to help small businesses increase their participation in federal subcontracts and establish long-term relationships with prime contractors.

Under the 36-month agreement, Northrop Grumman will assist QTEC, Inc., a small, woman-owned business to enhance QTEC's engineering and technology capabilities, business infrastructure and business development, the company announced Saturday.

Key focus areas include information assurance and DOD certifications, cybersecurity operations, emerging security technologies and systems engineering.

"We look forward to a successful mentor-protege relationship and will work together to improve and broaden QTEC's viability and competitiveness," said Dan Verwiel, vice president and general manager, integrated air and missile defense division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems.  

"QTEC is proud to be a partner with Northrop Grumman in the DOD mentor-protege program through the Missile Defense Agency," said Kathryn Broad, chief executive officer of QTEC.  "This agreement aligns with QTEC's long-term strategic goals of expanding the depth and breadth of our technical and management capabilities."

Since the inception of the DOD mentor-protege program, Northrop Grumman representatives have provided guidance to more than 130 small business firms.

 

Also Read

Northrop Wins $83 Million US Marines’ Helicopter Mission Computer Contract

April 10, 2015 @ 04:12 PM

Northrop Grumman Appoints Christina Williams As Vice President For Command And Control...

April 8, 2015 @ 12:48 PM

Northrop Grumman Wins $146 Million US Hawkeye Aircraft Contract

April 7, 2015 @ 02:34 PM

Northrop Remotec To Market AirRobot Small UAVs

April 1, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

US Missile Defense Agency Fires Two SM-6 Interceptors At Once

March 16, 2017 @ 12:42 PM

Northrop, NATO Unveils First Ground Surveillance Aircraft

June 5, 2015 @ 12:02 PM

Northrop Passes Design Review For B-2 Weapons Management Upgrade Program

May 28, 2015 @ 08:38 AM

Northrop Grumman Wins $105 Million Contract To Support Large Aircraft Infrared

April 17, 2015 @ 11:12 AM

Northrop Grumman Opens New Cyber Centre In UK

April 14, 2015 @ 03:06 PM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS