DoD ManTech News

April 17, 2024

Industry Associations Convene at ARM Institute Headquarters

The 2024 Joint Technology Summit occurred at the ARM Institute’s Pittsburgh facility on April 2-3, 2024, bringing together the technology committees of AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, AGMA (American Gear Manufacturers Association), and NTMA (National Tooling and Machining Association) to explore the latest in manufacturing innovation and advancements ranging from precision gears for robotics to the integration of AI in digital manufacturing.

April 11, 2024

America Makes Announces IMPACT 2.0 Project Call Worth $6.6M in Funding

America Makes and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) announced a new open project call funded by the Office of the Secretary of Defense Manufacturing Technology Program (OSD ManTech) worth a total of $6.6M. The project call, Improvements in Manufacturing Productivity via Additive Capabilities and Techno-Economic Analysis 2.0 (IMPACT 2.0), consists of two areas of focus and aims to demonstrate lead time, productivity, and yield improvements for casting and forging (C&F) manufacturing operations using additive manufacturing (AM) technologies. Seven awards are anticipated with the maximum request for funding varying depending upon the specific topic area.

April 8, 2024

MxD Recognized as Manufacturing Leadership Awards 2024 Finalist

MxD Honored in Both Project and Individual Categories

April 5, 2024

NEW Technology Project Call Now Available

The ARM Institute’s new Technology Project Call is now publicly available! While this Project Call is publicly available, you must be an ARM Institute Member to submit a Concept Paper. Explore membership here or email for more information. Concept Papers are due on May 1, 2024 and must be submitted via the ARM Member Community. Log in here or email for help using the Community. Full templates are available in the Member Community.

April 2, 2024

AIM Photonics Adds New PIC Component Library

Collaboration with Spark Photonics expands AIM Photonics’ automated design enablement capabilities for integrated photonics prototype development

March 28, 2024

Leading the Charge: Christine Myers Marks Additive Manufacturing Milestone at NAVAIR

As the Department of Defense celebrates the innovations and achievements of women making waves in defense manufacturing, meet Christine Myers, the propulsion material applications lead at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), whose groundbreaking work is reshaping the landscape of repair parts production within the Navy.

March 28, 2024

DoD ManTech Showcases Cutting-Edge Advanced Manufacturing Solutions at POST 2024

Representatives and leaders from the Department of Defense Manufacturing Technology Program met with industry partners and U.S. allies at the Pacific Operational Science & Technology Conference in Honolulu, March 4-7, 2024. This ally- and partner- focused event provided ManTech a platform to share information about its collaborative manufacturing technology projects vital for tackling industrial base challenges within the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of operations.

March 26, 2024

ARM Institute Introduces New Functionality on to Grow and Empower the U.S. Manufacturing Workforce

The new functionality centers on increasing interest in manufacturing careers to address the workforce and skills gap.

March 25, 2024

New Professional Development Workshops for Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Instructors

BioMADE is now offering a three-day professional development workshop to support instructors at two-year institutions in implementing pilot bioindustrial manufacturing modules into their courses. These workshops are part of BioMADE’s work to build a comprehensive community-to-career pathway for bioindustrial manufacturing jobs in Solano County, California. 

March 20, 2024

Hicks Again Makes Case for Strengthening Industrial Base, Eliminating Continuing Resolutions

The Pentagon, Congress and the industrial base must work together to deliver combat-credible capabilities to the warfighter at speed and scale to deter aggression and win if called on to fight.