Entries by DarkBlade

WRIC News Interview

November 2017 Darkblade Systems was featured in a November 17, 2017 interview with WRIC ABC8 News, providing expertise about the challenges associated with personnel requirements in the booming cyber field in the state of Virginia and elsewhere.  Challenges include a shortage of qualified workers, hiring and competing with non-government industries, and training and maintaining cutting-edge […]

CMMI® Level 2 Certification

October 2017 Darkblade Systems received final Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Level 2 appraisal.  Booz Allen Hamilton’s appraisal team performed the final appraisal in July 2017.  CMMI represents a high-level performance improvement structure for entities seeking gain greater output in operations.  CMMI’s practices develop improved processes which lead to great overall organization performance. From the […]

#9 on Washington Technology 2017 Fast 50

September 2017 – Darkblade Systems has been selected by Washington Technology as part of the 2017 Fast 50 list.  Washington Technology selects the fastest growing small business contractors in the government market according to their five-year compound annual growth rate. The Fast 50 list can be found at: https://washingtontechnology.com/fast50lists/fast-50-lists/2017.aspx

Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

August 2017 Darkblade Systems is #1438 Darkblade Systems is proud to announce that it has earned a spot as #1438 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing privately-held companies.  The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth over a four-year period. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue […]

Association of Old Crows (AOC) Membership

July 2017 Darkblade Systems is a corporate member of the Association of Old Crows (AOC), focused on “Electronic Warfare (EW), Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA), Information Operations (IO), and other information related capabilities.” Darkblade Systems team members frequently participate in AOC events, meet in local chapters, and work with dozens of corporate […]

FAA UAS Remote Pilot Certifications

June 2017 A growing number of Darkblade Systems employees have completed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate (RPC).  As of September 2017, eight Darkblade Systems employees have completed the certification. Darkblade Systems provides operational support through the RPC qualification for work, business, and/or non-recreational purposes, including as […]

MissionLink Cohort – Technology Business League

May 2017 Darkblade Systems has completed the 2016-2017 cohort with MissionLink, a nonprofit business league that promotes the common interests of small, emerging, and mid-sized technology and technology services companies in the defense, intelligence, and national security industry. From the MissionLink website:   Connecting Decision Makers & Building a Community of Interest for National Security […]

#1 on Virginia’s Fantastic 50 List

April 2017 Darkblade Systems is #1 on the 2017 Virginia’s Fantastic 50 List.  The Fantastic 50 List is comprised of privately held companies with headquarters in Virginia, with sales between $200,000 and $200 million, and which demonstrate positive revenue growth and positive net income in its most recent fiscal year over the previous year. Companies are […]

Model-Based Systems Engineering Certifications

March 2017 Four Darkblade Systems employees have completed the Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) certification through a 17-week, four-course program offered through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) is an approach to systems engineering that emphasizes developing and using new models as the key domain focus for information exchange between developers, engineers […]

Charm City Roller Girls

February 2017 Darkblade Systems proudly supports the Charm City Roller Girls, which is part of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), located in Baltimore, Maryland.  Established in 2005, the WFTDA is the premier roller derby league on the East Coast. About Charm City Roller Girls Our league is comprised of three intraleague teams: the […]

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Intensive Entrepreneurship Training at Babson College

January 2017 Darkblade Systems is among the most recent graduates of the U.S. Small Business Owners cohort at the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Intensive Entrepreneurship Training at Babson College.  This National program helps entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity. One hundred and forty-eight entrepreneurs from 36 states, Washington D.C, and Puerto Rico graduated in […]

Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program

December 2016 Darkblade Systems has been certified as a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) company participant.  The V3 effort is a Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Veterans Services Program that helps companies understand, design, and implement nationally recognized best practices in recruiting, hiring, and retaining Veterans.  V3 connects employers with personnel who can enhance the workforce. […]