Voting for the DefenseScoop 50
Awards Opens on Monday, June
Nominations are now closed, and voting for the first-ever DefenseScoop 50 Awards opens on June 19.
These awards recognize candidates from across the defense tech and innovation space for their achievements and contributions to advancing U.S. defense and national security. Honor the trailblazers and leaders in and outside 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 in deterring and defending 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
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Voting Opens: Monday, June 19,
Voting Closes: Friday, August 18, 2023
Winners Announced: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
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