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The Arsenal of Democracy Meets The Arsenal of Innovation

Michigan: The Arsenal of Democracy and The Arsenal of Innovation.

It Started Here

Michigan has played a prominent role in the defense of our nation since 1940.

Creating A More Robust Michigan

Michigan Defense Center helps Michigan-based companies cash in on defense contracts.

Symbiotic Relationship

The defense industry and the automotive sector share a culture of innovation, R&D and leading-edge technologies.

Michigan Defense Center Executive Director Sean Carlson , U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield, Appropriations), Deputy Executive Director Vicki Selva meet with 125 metro area small businesses to assist them in expanding into defense contracting. Learn more here.