Experienced Personnel. Superior Outcomes. Mission Dominance.

Today’s joint operations demand the rapid collection, fusion and transmission of information at unprecedented speed, capacity, availability, precision and security. This constant and uncompromising posture must be maintained across all platforms and in an environment where a severely contested cyber domain threatens our very freedom to maneuver. This complex and critical world is the one we at Ardent Defense Services inhabit. And we bring to it the agile and innovative services and solutions that enable mission dominance.

Full spectrum, multi-domain platform support for joint force operations


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About Us

Ardent Defense Services provides comprehensive technology and cyber expertise for the design, implementation and sustainment of government networks. We are an established Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) wholly owned by an Alaskan Native Corporation. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, the core management and engineering team is made up of industry leaders with deep Commercial and Department of Defense experience. In every endeavor, we aspire to provide engineering excellence through a unique methodology focused on our customers’ requirements, environments and mission.

An Alaska Native Corporation

Ardent Defense Services is an Alaska Native-owned Corporation. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary Akima, LLC, which provides us a mature foundation of infrastructure and common infrastructure services, like HR, Recruiting, Finance, Accounting and more. This infrastructure enables Ardent Defense Services to operate as a small business in terms of autonomy, customer interaction and decision making, while receiving support from an organization with more than 40 years of experience. Ardent Defense Services positions itself for prime contracts as a successful and extremely stable company while bringing 100% SB credits when engaged as a subcontractor.



Juan is an Air Force veteran who serves as the General Manager for Ardent Defense Services, LLC where he has overall responsibility for strategy, structure, budget, people, financial outcomes and scorecard metrics. Juan is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) whose achievements have been built upon strong customer, employee and partner relationships coupled with a deep technology background. He is a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) with a track record for success in large scale network modernization projects and proven ability to lead teams of highly skilled IT engineers through difficult and demanding environments. He has successfully planned, built and executed sustainable growth and profitability strategies as evidenced by his direct responsibility for assembling and leading teams to grow business throughout his nine year career at SAIC and SRA. Juan holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Computer Information Technology and a Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A.). His community service involvement includes serving as the Vice President of Programs for the Alamo Chapter of AFCEA Board of Directors in San Antonio, Texas.

Operational Headquarters

  • Ardent Defense Services
    7550 IH 10 West, Suite 909
    San Antonio, Texas 78229
  • 210-776-4197