TAMPA, Fl. – May 10, 2018 – ARMA Aviation (ARMA), a global leader in defense materiel procurement and logistics, training, and mentoring for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and SOFware LLC (SOFware), a software solution developer and provider specializing in applications for the Special Operations community, today announced a three-year Mentor-Protégé Agreement under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program (ASMPP).

Founded by a former Navy SEAL, SOFware is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) focused on introducing state-of-the-art software solutions to the intensive assessment, selection, and training programs run by our nation’s elite forces, rendering them both easier to manage and capable of producing deeper insight into individual performance, character, and fit. “We look forward to working and growing with ARMA Aviation. The culture, commitment, and focus of our companies make this agreement an ideal fit to provide our customers with the very best products and services,’” said John Dowd, CEO of SOFware LLC.

As a mentor, ARMA will leverage 10 years of DoD contracting experience and collaborate with SOFware to provide general and technical business knowledge and resources while building a mutually beneficial relationship. “This new agreement with our trusted partner, SOFware, aligns two veteran-owned companies to offer the best solution for our U.S. Government customers,” said Steven Shugart, President of ARMA. “We are excited to be a part of the success we know SOFware will attain.”

The ASMPP was designed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to enhance the development of the protégé and encourage the approved mentor to provide various forms of assistance to ensure contracting opportunity, experience and overall financial viability. For more information about the SBA ASMPP and SOFware LLC, please visit their websites at and

About ARMA Aviation.

ARMA is a global leader in the complex world of supply chain and logistics management, aircraft modification, repair and overhaul solutions, and training and mentoring supporting the U.S. government and its allied partners. ARMA is designed to support our customers, regardless of the challenge, the location, or the mission. We solve the most challenging and complex problems with our most valuable asset: Our People. Our customers’ needs come first, and our solutions deliver superior results. For additional information, please visit our website: