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Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) is an information technology business headquartered in Arlington, VA, with additional offices in Fall River, MA; Mount Laurel, NJ; and San Diego, CA. Founded in 2006, IDT designs and develops best-in-class solutions that facilitate the rapid delivery of software-based warfare capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The core of our mission is to deliver disruptive innovation with discipline which dramatically improves the quality and accelerates the delivery of capability to the warfighter.

Company Leadership

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

Our Team

IDT’s entire team works together in an entrepreneurial atmosphere that values innovation. Our engineers and computer scientists consistently push the boundaries of what’s possible, exceed customer expectations, and have an outstanding record of delivering solutions on time and on budget. This commitment has been demonstrated on over 200 projects with an average improvement in system testing efficiency of greater than 90%.

Mission and Values

At IDT, we are passionate about our mission, which is to deliver disruptive innovation with the goal of dramatically improving the quality and accelerating the delivery of capabilities to the warfighter. We pursue this mission with discipline…and collectively strive to realize the following corporate values:

  • Pursue quality and excellence in all we do
  • Treat everyone with honesty and respect
  • Exceed customer expectations
  • Foster an entrepreneurial culture which delivers innovative solutions

Awards and Industry Recognition

IDT has received a broad range of awards and industry recognition. The company was appraised as a CMMI Level 3 company  for development and is a technology partner with Amazon Web Services. IDT was named one of the 20 Most Promising Defense Technology Solution Providers by CIO Review; was selected as a Fastest Growing Company  by the Washington Business Journal; and was recognized by the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) as the Government Contractor of the Year. We are longstanding members of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).


Our team members are thought leaders on leading-edge technologies that are changing the way large, complex systems are developed, maintained and deployed. To learn more about our capabilities, read our publications, view our fact sheet, or contact us.