SUMMERVILLE, S.C., March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Armaments Consortium (NAC) today elected James F. Miller as its Executive Committee Chairman, ushering in a new era of leadership for an organization that provides rapid armaments innovation in support of our nation's warfighters.
The NAC brings more than 900 innovative companies together under an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) with the Department of Defense that encourages collaboration among traditional contractors and smaller, innovative companies.
"We're thrilled to work with James in his new capacity as Chairman of the executive committee," said Charlie Zisette, Executive Director the NAC. "James is an incredible leader, he has successfully navigated the government's contracting process for years, and he's highly respected by his peers. We're confident that he will provide steady leadership for the NAC well into the future."
Mr. Miller has been a leader at Dynetics for nearly 18 years, and he currently oversees all Dynetics OTA-related activities including consortia memberships, whitepaper and proposal development, business development, and compliance oversight. He has been a dedicated member of the NAC for 11 years and has been on the executive committee since 2017. In the last eight years, Dynetics has been awarded 58 initiatives through the NAC that has led to the development of sensors, warheads, fuzes, radars, software, simulations, cyber solutions and comprehensive weapon systems.
"The NAC plays an instrumental role in developing cutting-edge prototypes for our nation's armed forces," said Mr. Miller. "I'm excited to take on this new role of Chairman, where I can help foster collaboration among industry leaders, academics, and the government. The value the NAC provides in helping develop innovative solutions for our warfighters at the most cost efficient and transparent level possible is evident, and I am excited to continue my partnership with this organization."
Mr. Miller earned a BS in Computer Science from Auburn University and earned a MS in Operations Research from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Mr. Miller has been supporting DoD weapon systems development programs since 1985 in a variety of technical and program management areas with a focus on warhead development.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL ARMAMENTS CONSORTIUM
The National Armaments Consortium is made up of the Nation's leading technologists, engineers, designers, scientists, manufacturers, and program managers across industry, academia, and America's laboratories - but above all they are patriots. It's their mission to develop armaments that give the United States the technological edge over our nation's adversaries.
Dynetics, a Leidos company, provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions to the national security, cybersecurity, space and critical infrastructure sectors. Our portfolio features highly specialized technical services and a range of software and hardware products, including components, subsystems and complex end-to-end systems. The company of 1,500 employee/owners is based in Huntsville, Ala., and has offices throughout the U.S. For more information, visit www.dynetics.com.
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