Hardware Specialty receives Soldier's Network Defender of the Year Award for Supporting U.S. Army Warfighter Information Network - Tactical
Hardware Specialty Co., Inc. received General Dynamics Mission Systems' Soldier's Network Defender of the Year award for the company's innovative and cost-effective support of the U.S. Army's Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 program. The program is the Army's tactical communications network backbone delivering mission command, communications and situational awareness for soldiers. It is a cornerstone of soldier readiness and a high-priority for today's leaner, expeditionary Army. General Dynamics Mission Systems is the prime contractor for WIN-T Increment 2.
Steve Boush (Director, Marketing & Procurement) accepted the award on behalf of the more than 100 employees, who focus on providing General Dynamics Mission Systems and the Soldier's Network with fasteners and electronic hardware that come together to form this mission critical tactical network. Founded in 1932 and based in Long Island City, NY, Hardware Specialty is a small business and leading international distributor of commercial and military fasteners, electronic hardware and components.