Aug 07, 2014 | Drew Hamilton San Antonio, TX December 1-4 Joe Paxton and Brian Tucker have submitted to present at Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) 2014 with Patricia Gore from the Missile Defense Agency. "The DMC is the nation’s largest annual forum for enhancing and leveraging the efforts of scientists, engineers, managers, technology leaders and policy makers across the defense manufacturing industrial base. This event brings together leaders from government, industry, and academia to exchange perspectives and information about critical Department of Defense (DOD) industrial base policies, sector analyses and manufacturing technology programs for the production and sustainment of affordable defense systems. This is the premier national forum for presenting and discussing initiatives aimed at addressing enhanced defense and related national manufacturing capabilities and requirements." Paxton, Tucker and Gore plan to present on the topic of "Identifying Criteria and Developing Metrics for Assessing Availability Risk in the Defense Industrial Base."