Entries by DarkBlade

NAC-DOTC Membership

March 2018 Darkblade Systems has joined the DoD Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC) and its industrial and academic component, the National Armaments Consortium (NAC). The DOTC serves as the focal point for armaments system technology and development, chartered with the mission to enhance the Warfighter’s lethality, survivability and combat effectiveness by facilitating the industrial and academic […]

SOSSEC Consortium Membership

February 2018 Darkblade Systems has joined the Consortium for System of Systems Security (SOSSEC).  The Government, in conjunction with SOSSEC, manages a coordinated Research & Development (R&D) program designed to develop prototype Homeland Defense and related technologies. Under this agreement and associated awards, the Government, along with the non-government members from SOSSEC, performs coordinated planning […]

C5 Consortium Membership

January 2018 Darkblade Systems has joined the C5 (Consortium for Command, Control, and Communications in Cyberspace) Consortium.  The mission of the C5 is to speed development of technologies to improve U.S. Government capabilities required to sustain U.S. military supremacy in weapon systems information technologies.  As an alternative to the often-complex Federal Acquisition Regulation, which may […]

Entrepreneur 360 – “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America”

December 2017 Darkblade Systems has been named one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur Magazine’s ENTREPRENEUR 360™ LIST.  Darkblade Systems is ranked #226 out of 360 companies. The Entrepreneur 360™ Ranking delivers the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America.  This study forged by Entrepreneur, has been designed to provide a […]

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 […]