Nominations for the 2023
DefenseScoop 50 Awards Are
Nominations are now open for the first-ever DefenseScoop 50. Nominate and recognize candidates from across the defense tech and innovation space for their achievements and contributions to advancing U.S. defense and national security.
The DefenseScoop 50 Awards honor the trailblazers and leaders in and outside of the U.S. military who are dedicated to using modern technology to revolutionize defense. These awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the defense visionaries who are shaping how technology is becoming a central fixture to deter and defend against emerging threats.
The most prestigious DefenseScoop 50 category, the Golden Defense award recognizes the visionaries who have spent their careers leading the U.S. military’s transformation into a modern, innovative force.Defense Leadership
The uniformed and civilian executives leading defense programs that are breaking down barriers, disrupting legacy processes and driving innovative approaches in support of the National Defense Strategy.Industry Leadership
Private sector executives who are instrumental partners, working hand-in-hand with the U.S. military services and DOD to inject innovation and transformation across the defense ecosystem.Innovation
The cutting-edge, innovative application of technology that has disrupted traditional defense operations and processes leading to enhanced impact on mission and support elements.Up and Comer
Early-career executives whose exceptional achievements over the past year have put them on track to be next-generation leaders in the defense community.
should have occurred between
April 2022-present. Nominations
for members of the defense industrial
base are limited to the “Industry
Programs: Nominated programs in the “Innovation” category must be current government programs
Nominations Close: Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Voting Opens: Monday, June 19, 2023
Voting Closes: Friday, August 18, 2023
Winners Announced: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
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