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Top 10 Aerospace and Defense Consulting/Service Companies - 2022

The aerospace and defense industry encounters distinct challenges—passengers’ expectations are rapidly evolving, defense funding continues to be robust, and new markets, such as commercial space and new modes of urban air mobility, are emerging. As a result, there are several opportunities available. Aerospace and defense corporations are constantly changing and evolving their businesses to capitalize on those opportunities. Indeed, they are altering at a rate that exceeds that of businesses in other industries.

In 2020, the aerospace and defense workforce underwent the most dramatic transformation in living memory. Aerospace and defense firms shifted their business models and invested in technology to allow most of their employees to work from home to ensure productivity.

The digital twin is maturing. Industry leaders in aerospace and defense are developing intelligent living models of factories, supply chains, and product lifecycles. They combine data and intelligence to portray a greater portion of the physical world in digital places. Intelligent twins possess strong simulation capabilities, enabling them to overcome creativity barriers. In essence, they serve as a risk-free environment to test out new ideas, develop long-term plans, and ponder many “what-if” situations. Thus, when the aerospace and defense industry evolve, they get access to many new opportunities, markets, and business models.

At this juncture, many cutting-edge aerospace and defense consulting companies are entering the domain with advanced and integrated offerings. To help the aerospace and defense sector strengthen its operational capabilities and simultaneously enable growth in the industry, Aerospace and Defense Review has compiled a list of the top aerospace and defense consulting companies. The list comprises prominent organizations in the industry that address issues pertinent to the aerospace and defense sector by implementing current trends. Besides, the magazine also includes insights from thought leaders in the sector on the industry trends, best practices, recent innovations, and their advice for aspiring CIOs.

In this edition, we present to you Aerospace and Defense Review’s “Top 10 Aerospace and Defense Consulting Companies - 2022.”

    Top Aerospace and Defense Consulting/Service Companies

  • Headquartered in Washington, DC, Defense Trade Solutions strives to bridge strategy to implementation in all areas of defense trade policy, releasability, export controls, and international program execution to the U.S. defense industry in balance with U.S. Government national security and foreign policy interests. DTS helps customers who are exhausted from day-to-day friction, export regulations, and lengthy approval timelines that impede their growth to effectively navigate their defense export requirements at the speed of business.

  • MDUBB Financial strives to be the "last consultant in the room" alongside its clients providing frank recommendations, insight, and strategic direction based on our firms experience and expertise in the financial subject matter at hand. The company is known for offering the highest level of support to the DoD via responsible and effective use of financial resources and a deep commitment to maintaining fiscal responsibility. The team of experts can break down PPBE silos, make well-informed recommendations on mitigating prevalent FM challenges, as well as aid clients in choosing the technology deployment best suited for their DoD endeavors

  • Headquartered in Virginia, Nalley Consulting LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that provides professional services to the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. Under the leadership of president Jeremy Nalley, the company provides actionable intelligence to warfighters and decision-makers.Nalley Consulting closely collaborates with other agencies and shares ideas and resources to develop better client intelligence products. The company bridges the gap between intelligence analysts and collection teams to efficiently collect intelligence, conduct technical targeting, and provide valuable all-source analysis against numerous mission sets.

  • With its ‘strategic vision for smart implementation’ ideology, Porsche Consulting empowers companies to define their vision and most pressing issues, pragmatically implement transformation strategies, and become the leader in their domains. With strong expertise in transforming logistics footprint, Porsche Consulting enables its clients to optimize the management of their supply chains and operational methodologies by transforming their existing facilities into smart factories. By taking into account carbon neutrality, circular economy, and consumer benefits, Porsche Consulting blends environmental sustainability and social responsibilities and strategizes plans that drive its clients towards economic development.

  • Significance is an Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) that provides expertise to federal government agencies, working as a prime contractor as well as with teaming partners to implement innovative and cost-effective solutions. Since being founded by Mary Ahern-Snyder in 2014, Significance has focused on people and relationships to hire and retain the top talent necessary to exceed clients’ expectations.Significance is trusted by civilian government agencies and every branch of the Department of Defense (DoD) to bring significant value to help execute their missions. The company has particularly deep experience in federal financial management, including the implementation and support of ERP systems such as DAI, Navy ERP, and GFEBS.

  • TEC Solutions serves as a leader in the R&D advisory space that works directly with multiple government clients, supporting a myriad of highly critical missions. This includes, but not limited to, providing technical expertise in hypersonic flight and advanced aerospace platforms, propulsion system design and integration, and flight demonstrations and testing. The company also has in-depth expertise in next-gen surface and undersea warfare systems, ground vehicle and dismounted soldier technologies, robotics, and remote sensing.

  • The Beacon Group is a growth strategy consulting firm that helps clients drive sustainable, scalable and predictable growth.

  • Boston Consulting Group

    Boston Consulting Group

    Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm that partners with corporate and social leaders to address their most pressing challenges and seize their most promising opportunities. Their success is contingent upon a culture of profound cooperation and a worldwide community of varied individuals committed to improving the world and one another on a daily basis. When BCG was created in 1963, it was a pioneer in corporate strategy

  • Broadhead Consulting

    Broadhead Consulting

    Broadhead Consulting is a defence contracting organization that specialises in contract and proposal writing, technology development, company valuation, and business expansion. Broadhead's experience and demonstrated competence in DoD requirements, resourcing, instruction, and processes enables small firms to gain the insight, knowledge, and strategies essential to not only obtain contracts, but also successfully execute on them. Broadhead's mission as a full-service consultancy is to assist small businesses in making significant differences

  • Kearney


    Kearney is a multinational management consulting firm with over 4,200 employees in over 40 countries. They collaborate with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and the world's most powerful governmental and non-profit organisations. Kearney is a partner-owned firm with a unique, collaborative culture that transcends organisational and geographic boundaries—and it shows. Regardless of location or status, their consultants are approachable and have a common passion for producing innovative client work that has demonstrable short- and long-term advantages for the businesses with which they partner