About IDT

Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) is an information technology business headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Founded in 2006, IDT is pioneering new ways of designing, developing, and delivering software-based capabilities for the Department of Defense (DOD).

IDT’s primary objective is to enable higher quality software capabilities to be deployed faster and more affordably through automation. Our expertise facilitates the efficient integration, testing, and analysis of large, complex, mission-critical systems—supporting the more rapid delivery of capabilities to the warfighter.

IDT Leadership_Bernie GaufIDT has an experienced leadership team with members who have led Fortune 500 companies, authored numerous books and articles, managed the planning, testing, and deployment of multiple complex systems for the U.S. government and commercial customers, and are consistently recognized as experts in their fields. They inspire IDT employees to pursue quality and excellence in all they do.

IDT’s entire team works together in an entrepreneurial atmosphere that values innovation and rewards excellence. Our engineers and computer scientists strive to consistently exceed customer expectations and have an outstanding record of delivering solutions on time and on budget. We are dedicated to enabling our customers to deliver capabilities faster. This commitment has been demonstrated on over 100 projects with an average improvement in software testing efficiency of greater than 85%.

In 2015, IDT was appraised as a CMMI Level 3 company and  was named one of the 20 Most Promising Defense Technology Solution Providers by CIO Review. The Washington Business Journal selected IDT as a 2014 Fastest Growing Company for the DC metro region. In 2013, IDT was recognized by the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) as the Government Contractor of the Year.


IDT has the expertise and technology in place to dramatically accelerate the development, test, and deployment of software for large, complex systems. To learn more about IDT, view our fact sheet, read our publications or contact us.

Accelerating the Delivery of Warfare Capabilities