The Tempe Arizona facility of mobile satellite services company Iridium Communications in the United States received the 2021 Cogswell Award from the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA).

The award is presented to “Certified U.S. Defense Contractors” who consistently and at the highest level demonstrate a commitment to excellence and leadership in the industrial security community.

The award was announced at the Society of Industrial Security Professionals (NCMS) Annual Training Seminar.

Selection criteria for the annual award include establishing and maintaining safety programs that exceed industry requirements and the leadership of other licensed facilities while establishing best practices to maintain the highest safety standards. .

Facilities are designated by an industrial security representative from DCSA and must have at least two consecutive senior industrial security ratings to be considered.

“Iridium is proud to be recognized as a leader in establishing and maintaining a safety program that exceeds the requirements of the National Industrial Safety Program as a DoD Contractor,” said Cindy Sims, Director of compliance and security. Iridium. .

“The Iridium security team is committed to meeting and exceeding the highest standards for industrial security excellence. “

Iridium is one of 40 out of 13,000 companies considered to have received the prestigious Cogswel Award for exemplifying exceptional leadership in the industrial safety community.

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