New Hampshire Aerospace & Defense Export Consortium News

Find industry news as well as updates from our members in the New Hampshire Aerospace & Defense Export Consortium news section. This page is updated regularly to keep members up to date on the latest news from the defense and aerospace industry.

Milpower Source is Proud to Support the Technologically Advanced Gremlins Program

August 27, 2018

Milpower Source, Inc., the power conversion component supplier of the program, is proud to support the “Gremlins” program. The technologically advanced Gremlins program is focused on enabling aerial launch and recovery of volleys of reusable unmanned air systems (UASs) from existing military aircraft. Gremlins will accelerate aerial operational flexibility and effectiveness, offering advanced payload capabilities, autonomous operations, and critical swarming capacity.

August Episode of Lunchtime Connections

August 23, 2018

This month’s episode of Lunchtime Connections includes presentations from Corfin Industries, Wapack Labs/Trusted Internet and Pragmatic Consulting. This webinar series is an opportunity for NHADEC members to introduce themselves to one another and give each one an opportunity to talk about their business and capabilities.

SBIR Road Tour

July 25, 2018

DATE AND TIME Thu, August 23, 2018 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM EDT LOCATION University of New Hampshire at Manchester 88 Commercial Street Manchester, NH 03101

June 25, 2018

This month’s episode of Lunchtime Connections was held on June 13 and included presentations from Milpower Source, Savoir Faire Marketing/Communications and an update on the NHADEC Strategic Action Plan.

Employers – Suicide Prevention for Veterans – DC Conference, May 16 & 17

April 19, 2018

Suicide rates amongst Veterans are some of the highest in the Nation. To help employers to understand the warning signs and help Veterans who need intervention, the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), working with the NH Department of Health and Human Services and the VA, is working to help prevent suicides amongst the Veteran community. They are offering to employers the opportunity to attend the Arlington Conference they have on May 16, & 17, 2018. They will provide all travel expenses for 2-3 different leaders from different employers.

The New England Export Expansion Fund Helps Local Businesses Expand Their Customer-Base to Overseas Markets

February 26, 2018

“Most of the world’s consumers are outside the United States and many businesses may not be aware that by concentrating on just markets in the U.S., they are only tapping into approximately 5% of the Global market,” states Dave Mansfield, CEO of The Provident Bank. “There is so much opportunity out there, and that’s why The Provident is passionate about its partnership with the Export Expansion Fund. It can open up a world of growth to the amazing businesses we have in New England.”

2018 SBA Emerging Leaders

February 21, 2018

The SBA’s Emerging Leaders Initiative is free and it’s the only federal training initiative specifically tailored for small business executives poised for growth. The program provides firms with the organizational structure, resource network, and assistance needed to build a sustainable business of size and scale.

New England Wire Technologies helps US complete major magnet delivery for ITER

May 23, 2017

New England Wire Technologies in Lisbon, NH aided in the completion of a major milestone for US contributors to the ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) project. New England Wire produced over 22,000 feet of finished Toroidal Field (TF) cable that will be part of the ITER toroidal field magnet system. As the only US company awarded the contract to produce the finished cable, New England Wire completed all deliveries for ITER in November of 2016.

KITCO Fiber Optics Joins Marmon Aerospace & Defense LLC

April 13, 2017

Manchester, NH (March 3, 2017) – Marmon Aerospace & Defense LLC, a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway company, today announced the acquisition of KITCO Fiber Optics of Virginia Beach, VA, a highly-respected leader in the specialty, military, and aerospace fiber optic industries. Terms were not disclosed. While KITCO will continue to operate as an independent business, its products complement those of Marmon Aerospace & Defense. Together, the two businesses will offer defense industry customers unique, focused product and service capabilities for electrical, electronic, fiber optic, and communication solutions. Their collective resources will enable continued growth and innovation for both Marmon and KITCO in service to the U.S. defense industry.

AerospaceFest 2017

April 6, 2017

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will hold their annual aerospace festival on Saturday, May 6, from 10:30am-4:00pm and they would like your help!

US Naval Study

April 5, 2017

A Note from NHADEC Board Member... Chris Pegge, VP Business Development, MARMON Aerospace & Defense, LLC Phone: 603-518-1746 Mobile: 401-440-7460 Email: 

Member Meeting Announcement

April 4, 2017

Make sure you attend the upcoming bi-monthly member meeting. The April 19th meeting will serve as the annual meeting where we will elect our board members and officers.