Mentor/Protégé Program: A way into the world of defense
The symposium is a fantastic networking opportunity for smaller businesses hoping to make waves in the world of defense and one program in particular can even more helpful. It is called the mentor/protégé program and many large defense contractors participate in it, one of those companies if Northrop Grumman.
“We rely very heavily on the small businesses and the capabilities that they bring,” explained Dan Verwiel, Northrop Grumman’s VP and GM for the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Division. MORE…
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