is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned, Woman Owned Small Business founded in 2006 by Kris McGuire. VSI is headquartered in Huntsville, AL with employees located in seven other CONUS and OCONUS locations. VSI has corporate capabilities in numerous engineering areas including modeling and simulation, test support equipment design, analysis and manufacturing, composite design and manufacturing, 3-D printing with reinforcement capabilities using various materials, Systems Engineering (including Risk Management, Requirements Management, and Configuration and Data Management), Cost Estimating and Analysis, and design of launch vehicle systems. VSI supports both government and commercial customers. Government support includes prime contracts with the Department of Defense and NASA. As a subcontractor, VSI has received a number of awards including Boeing Gold Supplier, Boeing Supplier of the Year, and the prestigious Nunn-Perry Award with DoD for excellence in execution of a Mentor-Protégé agreement. VSI has recently received the Supplier Excellence award with Northrop-Grumman (2014), and the North Alabama region Best Places to Work award in 2015.