What We Do – KEM is a global team creating trusted and innovative solutions helping to keep the warfighter safe. We are a strategy and innovation leader specializing in the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry specializing globally in the following domain areas: Missile Defense, Cybersecurity, Aviation Manned and Unmanned, C4ISR, Electronic Warfare, Shipbuilding, and Space.KEM Trifold 2017ff_back
The #KEM team was excited to attend the Air Force Association’s 2017 Air, Space & Cyber Convention, September 18 – 20, 2017, in the National Harbor, Maryland.
Our team had a successful week engaging with senior Air Force leadership and connecting with our strategic partners and clients in industry and government while engaging in meetings, discussions, and sessions focused on the latest strategies for technical and tactical advantage, international partnerships and alliances, and reformed business practices critical for strong U.S. defense and national security.
We were thankful for the opportunity to connect with our friends in Air Force leadership and industry, academia & aerospace partners to work innovative solutions utilizing and growing #KEM core capabilities and domain areas to critical issues and challenges currently facing the U.S. warfighter and the aerospace market.
#KEM continues to work supporting our nation’s competitive edge through our #KEM Domain Areas in Missile Defense, Cyber, C4ISR, and Space in a continued response to Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ key note address reminder of America’s two fundamental sources of power, “inspiration and intimidation”.
KEM with our valued and trusted strategic partner, ARES Mobility Solutions under the proven leadership of Shirlene Ostrov, remains focused on efforts to strengthen relationships and modernize U.S. alliances and capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. We continue to develop and work efforts that align and engage the region to strengthen capabilities, capacity building, and readiness activities between the U.S. government, allies, and partners. These efforts are poised to address the increasingly complex Asia-Pacific state risks and non-state risks such as humanitarian crises and natural disasters while developing new concepts of operations and next-generation capabilities.
With the nature of the Pacific theater, KEM’s leadership and capabilities supports across all domains: land, air, sea, space, and cyber.
KEM’s mission and core work efforts back the United States Navy’s Asia-Pacific maritime strategy in recognition of the growing Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2/AD) challenge while supporting the Department of Defense’s core service missions:
- Air and Space Superiority
- Global Strike
- Rapid Global Mobility
- Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR)
- Command and Control (C2)
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On this Flag Day, KEM celebrates the history of the Stars and Stripes by remembering all it represents:
As KEM executes our mission to support the warfighter and strong national defense by creating tailored, high performance strategic solutions, we pay our respects to all the fallen that have had their caskets covered by our country’s flag as they come home from war, and we remember the oath our flag represents sworn by Americans to uphold the constitution.
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Posted by U.S. Army on Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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#KEM was Proud to Attend, Support, and Present at a Full Week of Norwegian-American Defense-Industrial Activities in the Heart of the World’s Largest Defense Market!
- NADIC’s 5th Anniversary Norwegian-American Defense Conference, on the topic of SMART Alliances
- 5th Anniversary NADIC Reception & Dinner at the Capitol Hill Club
- Ambassador’s Networking Reception at his Residence
- Navy League SeaAirSpace conference and exposition, the largest Navy tradeshow in the United States
- Participated in the NADIC B2B Matchmaker meeting series, aimed at developing Norwegian-American business relationships
- Presenter at Kongsberg Defense Systems Seapower Conference
In the face of significant security landscape shifts, #KEM’s team is honored to continue supporting NADIC in order to build and sustain Superior, Mature, Agile, Ready & Technological driven (SMART) alliances.
“KEM and Associates’ vision is to solve complex problems for our U.S. and Global Aerospace, Defense, and Supporting Commercial Clients. We are dedicated to the highest standards of performance and ethics advising our clients on a solid strategies achieving their full growth potential. We are extremely proud of all that our KEM Partners have accomplished together this past year, and we look forward to building on our joint success together.” — Kenneth E. Miller, CEO and President KEM and Associates LLCKEM 2017 Letter from the Presidentv2
KEM and Associates LLC is committed to strengthening relationships between the United States and Norway. KEM employs our strategy practice to support strengthening maritime-surveillance alliance, developing the best capabilities, and expanding strategic relationships to provide dependable situational awareness and collaborative operations. We look forward to continued work with our strategic partners to strengthen the operational capability, deepen U.S.-Norwegian relations, and stay committed to global security.
NADIC seeks to enhance existing relationships by promoting awareness of capabilities, products and services offered by the Norwegian defense and security community. NADIC is a trade association that has been established to develop and promote the business and commercial interests of the Norwegian/American defense and homeland security industries within the United States. It studies relevant opportunities and facilitates stronger ties between Norway and the U.S., while encouraging a “fair” competitive environment in U.S. markets.
The KEM executive leadership team looks forward to once again attending NADIC’s signature event, the Norwegian-American Defense Conference 2017. This conference will be held at The National Press Club, Washington D.C., on April 6, 2017. Our team with key partners will continue to collaborate with representatives from the American and Norwegian industries, military, and government to discuss opportunities for improved bilateral relations between the U.S. and Norway.
With the incoming of President Elect Donald Trump’s administration, all eyes are on their first 100 days action plan and key agenda focus areas. KEM continues to monitor policy, spending priorities, budget impacts and trends for the defense sector.KEM Defense Quarterly_Jan 2017
KEM’s A&D clients build and leverage a strong brand, gaining a strategic competitive advantage and solid sales growth.KEM-Strategy-and-Leadership-Case-Study_Branding
KEM continues to work with our global partners to support the robust relationship built between the U.S. and its Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) partners over the past 35 years.
We remain focused on strengthening ties in order to accomplish the following:
- Meet Security objectives,
- Build economic diversification & cooperation, and
- Counter emerging threats.
KEM monitors and supports key capability areas to back shared security and defense concerns including the following KEM Domain Areas:
- Maritime security,
- Cyber security, and
- Missile defense.
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