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Provide our customers with “actionable intelligence”, the knowledge and insight (derived from key datasets) to solve their problems and drive their business forward.

PARADIGM is a wholly owned subsidiary of n-Link Corporation ( n-Link is a woman-owned small business serving government agencies under a variety of federal contracting authorities. n-Link employs over 150 IT professionals across the US, Puerto Rico, and Korea. Its offices are located in Alexandria, VA; Bend, OR; and Silverdale, WA.

PARADIGM’s strengths include the management and implementation of unmanned vehicle data collection systems, with an emphasis on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and their applications to agriculture, public safety, natural resources, academic research, communications systems, and a wide variety of other subject areas.

PARADIGM has assembled a team of highly qualified professionals, who, taken together, provide our clients with expanded capacities to enter and affect their marketplace in new and effective ways – securing a paradigm shift in their respective decision space.


Our core strength is the deployment of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to support any particular mission or research effort. We let you concentrate on the mission, while we cover all regulatory compliances and provide you with an effective flight strategy and sensor package fitting your needs.

PARADIGM has assembled a team capable of managing all FAA and other compliance requirements; identifying new opportunities for research and commercialization; and providing seamless UAS program management. We serve as the connecting agent between the technology-based developers of UAS aircraft and sensors, and the agencies, institutions, and industries having a need for UAS in their mission – freeing them from the time consuming, technical tasks relative to the use of airspace and the proper conduct of flights, and leaving them to concentrate on the substantive data analysis enabled by a UAS.

We are prepared to work with our clients on new research proposals involving UAS. Our parent company, n-Link, has a long history of successful government contracting, and our UAS team members have experience with a wide variety of research funding sources.
PARADIGM’s experience working with Federal, State and local emergency services in a variety of circumstances include day to day law enforcement operations; tactical police operations; fire and other critical incident evacuations; hazard mitigation and analysis; and search and rescue operations. The PARADIGM team stays abreast of the current UAS-based software, sensors, tools and techniques enabling emergency services technicians, managers and administrators to apply the best, appropriate technology to the situations faced by law enforcement officers every day.

PARADIGM Emergency Services provides our clients with the strategies, tactics and policies to reach their goals and objectives for applying unmanned aircraft systems to their mission. Our service includes developing the operational processes for conducting successful operations and providing a framework where these activities can be successfully vetted by community stakeholders.


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Mr. Blair recently retired from a 27 year career serving members of Congress from Montana, Colorado, and Oregon. He served in Washington, D.C. as Legislative Assistant for environmental and natural resource issues for Congressman Pat Williams (D-MT), Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-CO), and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR).



Mr. Brungardt is widely considered one of the nation’s academic experts in the development and management of unmanned aircraft systems. He recently relocated to Bend from Kansas State University, where he directed the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program.



Ms. Combs has more than 16 years of experience working within the Department of Defense community. As a Security Specialist, she is responsible for implementing the National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM) for facility and personnel clearances within PARADIGM. She plans, develops and implements security programs.



Mr. Cordell has held a wide variety of Business Development, Product Design, Operations and Intelligence positions for more than 44 years. Vic has performed projects in concert with the Marine Corps, Army, and Air Force; Department of Energy National Laboratories; private corporations; and Native American Tribes.



Mr. Dobler has more than 25 years as an emergency services and law enforcement professional in a broad range of agencies and roles. At PARADIGM, Dave has developed a system of best practices governing the collection and management of information so that it’s usable in prosecuting criminals while safeguarding the rights of innocents.



Mr. Lewis served 10 years as a USAF pilot, flying missions primarily for Special Operations Command. He also flew as a Senior Pilot instructor and subject matter expert at Holloman AFB, the center for Air Force UAV instruction. Mr. Lewis specializes in UAV operational employment, aircraft systems and courseware development.



Mr. Roth started his career in Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) as a Radio Reconnaissance Marine and continued later as a contractor supporting Technical Control and Analysis Center (TCAC). He’s supported Marine Corps systems such as VideoScout including its onboard software such as InSyte and Falcon View.



Ms. Stewart has 7 years of project management in federal business, non-profit and international business operations. She has lead projects for clients in the federal space including the Veteran’s Health Administration, and the Centers for Disease Control as well as private technology services firms in the DC Metro Area.