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.

Biden Requests $813B for National Defense

April 8, 2022

The White House asked Congress for $813 billion for national defense on Monday — including $773 billion for the Pentagon, or $30 billion more than approved by Congress for this year. See more details about how things will change in this request

Get Market Insights in Australia and South Korea

February 8, 2021

As part of your NHADEC Membership, you're invited to exclusive market briefings provided by Janes, the worldwide leader of intelligence in the aerospace and defense sectors. We've scheduled briefings on South Korea and Australia so that you can determine if these markets are right for you and so you can take advantage of some partnership opportunities that we're making available

JUST ADDED! ADS EXPO Atlantic Virtual Trade Show!

August 17, 2020

The Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association is hosting a virtual trade show on September 30 and October 1, 2020, focusing on aerospace and defense companies in Atlantic Canada- and will include insights on how the industry can move on post-COVID.

Webinar-Special Briefing on the Security Market in Europe

July 9, 2020

The value of the global Critical Infrastructure Protection market was estimated to be over $100 billion in 2019 with Europe leading its way. The increasing demand for security measures against terrorist attacks and for controlling the business assets in Europe has represented the main opportunities for U.S. physical security companies for a while. Moreover, in today’s context there is an increased focus on contact free screening and security technologies. Yet the European security market is very fragmented and it is challenging for U.S. companies to navigate through complex procurement and ever changing landscape. The recent global events shook the industry even more and the importance of up to date market intelligence and information on the current business climate is clear. This webinar aims to help companies to understand the most recent developments and enable them to make strategic decisions at this crucial crossroad.

WEBINAR: USMCA is Coming! Are you Ready?

June 19, 2020

New Hampshire's trade relationship with Canada and Mexico changes July 1, when the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is replaced with the United States - Mexico - Canada Agreement (USMCA). Is your business ready? Register today for this webinar - limited registrations available!

NHADEC Procurement Series: Bell Textron

June 11, 2020

This is a NHADEC members only event – contact Executive Director, Bill Bates ( to learn how to become a member today and get access to the webinar! This Procurement Series kick-off event will help NHADEC members find new opportunities to sell their products and services to governments through working with an experienced prime and OEM supplier to the U.S. Government as well as to governments overseas. Our meeting with Bell can help open doors to new opportunities, so make sure you join us for this one!

Aerospace Industry Reshaping Begins To Deal With COVID-19 Effects

May 6, 2020

Almost exactly 15 years ago, tens of thousands of spectators positioned themselves around the fences of Toulouse’s Blagnac Airport. On April 27, 2005, the Airbus A380 took off for its very first flight, heralding what many believed was going to be a new era of flight. Fast forward to April 2020: Almost the entire fleet of A380s is grounded, as are tens of thousands of smaller aircraft. And Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury wrote in an internal memo that “the survival of Airbus is in question.”

How to Deliver Compelling Email Marketing in 2019

February 26, 2019

Here are 5 ways to deliver compelling email marketing in 2019. With people’s inboxes constantly overflowing with countless emails, you have to think of ways to stand out from the crowd. Here's some ideas on how you can step up your email marketing game.

Granite State College Foundations of Project Management Professional Development Workshop

February 18, 2019

With a goal to help organizations improve results and become more effective at managing projects, Granite State College has launched a new Foundations of Project Management professional development workshop series designed specifically for employers. During this three-day professional development workshop, participants will learn how to apply project management processes and tools, determine and manage risk, and respond positively to changing environments and conditions. The workshop series will culminate with each participant creating a fully realized practical project management plan that’s ready for implementation in the workplace! The Foundations of Project Management is structured as a three-day workshop that includes 10 individual modules; however, custom options are available depending on the employer’s needs. Topics include: - The Process of Selecting the Right Project - Stakeholder and Communications Planning - Developing the Project Schedule and Budget - Monitoring the Project and Responding to Change Participation certificates are awarded upon completion and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or Professional Development Units (PDUs) are optional. To learn more, please email or call 603-513-1144 .

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: