Mission

To ensure national security is maintained and the defense supply chain remains robust, so that it is able to quickly absorb sudden high demands from Department of Defense agencies.

Goals

  • To provide stability and stimulate growth, job creation, re-training, and job retention in the defense supply chain, thus keeping both defense companies and communities strong.
  • To help maintain an individual firm’s manufacturing capability and capacity, through customized planning and co-funded core-strengthening and diversification projects leading to survival, stabilization, and potential growth.
  • To leverage University-based technology and intellectual property by identifying technology transfer and commercialization opportunities in defense contractors that are part of the Department of Defense supply chain, also enhancing critical defense applications.