We recognize that our ability to meet customer needs, and be the premier global defense company, depends on the extended enterprise of the supply chain. We are proud to work with a diverse range of large and small companies, and know these relationships are critical to continuously improving and meeting customer expectations.


Suppliers must be flexible, and open to adapting their interactions and work with us to deliver a through-life service to our customers. We intend to maximize the value added by the wealth of innovative technological skills and capabilities at every level of the supply base, and work with suppliers from any background or industry to match innovative capabilities with customer requirements. Most importantly, we strive to conduct business in a principled manner, maintaining the utmost integrity and respect for our supply partners.

Are you a small business?

Please email us the following information:
  • Name of Company
  • Company overview
  • Area of specialization
  • Business status
  • Quality program description
  • Prior defense contractor experience
  • Company website address
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Patti Burns
Certified Supplier Diversity Professional
Small Business Liaison Officer