BMI Defense Systems, Inc. is a Native American, woman-owned small business specializing in engineering, developing, and manufacturing components and accessories for military vehicles with an emphasis in force protection. Our proven innovations and products for vehicle systems have set the standard for vehicle and turret gunner safety around the world. We work with OEMs, Program Management offices, field level units and international militaries to build quality and superior made in the USA military safety equipment. Since 2004, BMI Defense has taken a proactive approach to meeting our customer's needs from concept to delivery and are privileged to continue doing so while many of our competitor's doors have closed. Cage code 4GNV9
BMI Defense was certified in March 2008 as an 8(a) Program Participant and a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) by the US Small Business Administration. We have successfully completed and graduated from the program.
BMI Defense is ISO 9001:2015 Certified. Based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, using ISO 9001:2015 helps ensure that our customers receive consistent, good quality products and services.
BMI Defense has a DCAA approved accounting system. The Defense Contract Audit Agency ensures that businesses maintain internal control systems and practice management policies the provide accuracy of cost representations. This is done through adequacy and reliability of records and accounting systems.
BMI Defense has a DCMA approved Quality Management System. The Defense Contract Management Agency provides contract administration services to the Department of Defense Acquisition Enterprise and its partners to ensure quality products and services to the warfighter on time and within projected cost.
BMI Defense Systems, Inc. was awarded the Nunn-Perry Award in March 2010. The prestigious Nunn-Perry Award, named in honor of former Senator Sam Nunn and former Secretary of Defense William Perry, was first awarded in 1995 to recognize outstanding Mentor-Protégé teams formed under the auspices of the DoD Mentor-Protégé program. This award honored BMI’s success as an outstanding protégé to BAE Systems which was administered by the Department of Defense Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization.
The Aggie 100 identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world. The Aggie 100 not only celebrates their success, it also provides a forum to pass lessons to the next generation of Aggie entrepreneurs.
BMI Defense Systems was awarded the second highest spot on the 2011 list of the fast growing Texas A&M University Aggie-owned companies. See the list here.
The Fisher House Patriot Award
The Fisher House Patriot Award was established in 2002 as a means of recognition to individuals and/or organizations which have been exceptionally supportive of the Fisher House program. Nominations are made to the President, Fisher House Foundation. The award is mirror polished, hand finished crystal, etched with a Fisher House Foundation logo, and the words:
Fisher House Patriot Award Recognizing extraordinary efforts supporting the quality of life of “our greatest national treasure...our military service men and women and their families."
Brazos Valley BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics
The Torch award is given to a company for their ability to operate successfully while keeping workplace and customer service values a priority. The BBB officials said the reason BMI Defense Systems was chosen was best expressed by a retired Marine Corps general in his reference letter: “They maintain a standard of ethical excellence unmatched by any other company I know …. and is directed by a team that exemplifies the best traits of family, business and community leadership.”