BOHEMIA, NY – November 2018 -- North Atlantic Industries, Inc. (NAI), a leading independent supplier of embedded electronic and computing systems, announces that General James Cartwright has joined NAI’s Advisory Board. General James Cartwright retired from active duty on September 1, 2011, after 40 years of service in the United States Marine Corps. Unique among Marines, General Cartwright served as Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, before being appointed as the 8th Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's second highest military officer. A four-star general, he became widely recognized for his technical acumen, vision of future national security concepts, and keen ability to integrate systems, organizations and people in ways that encouraged creativity and sparked innovation. General Cartwright began his illustrious career as a Naval Flight Officer and Pilot.
“The support of someone of the caliber of General Cartwright to our team is a tremendous benefit to our organization.” states William Forman, CEO of North Atlantic Industries. “Through a distinguished career, both as a Marine and at the most senior ranks of the Pentagon, Cartwright has become a leading authority. He is a thought leader in defense transformation and will be an asset to NAI’s current and future plans. We are thrilled to have him on our team.”
“NAI is in a unique position to capitalize on the developing trends towards open architecture in both the military and aerospace industries. They have the technology, with their COSA® architecture, the people and the leadership to provide an innovative, flexible solution to their customers. I look forward to working with them and helping them achieve their goals.”, states Retired General James Cartwright.
NAI’s family of highly configurable Rugged COTS Systems are ideally suited for military, industrial, and commercial applications that require high-density I/O, communications, Ethernet switching, and processing for mission-critical tasks such as machinery control, communications, guidance, Data Acquisition (DAQ) and Background Built-in-Test (BIT).