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Alabama’s "Rocket City" has been selected as the preferred location for the headquarters of the new U.S. Space Command.


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Alabama’s "Rocket City" has been selected as the preferred location for the headquarters of the new U.S. Space Command.

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U.S. Space Command Headquarters Headed To Huntsville

Alabama’s "Rocket City" has been selected as the preferred location for the headquarters of the new U.S. Space Command.

Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi

Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future.

Optimized Armor Investing $3.7M In South Carolina

The armor steel supplier will establish new operations and create 100 jobs in York County, SC.

Israeli Aerospace, Aviation Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. will invest in new headquarters operation and create more than 50 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA.

Parsons Corporation Expanding At Georgia Cyber Center

The cyber security technology provider will expand its operations at the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, GA by adding more than 80 new jobs.

Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama

Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 100 Jobs In Oklahoma Expansion

The aerospace company will make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade its existing facilities at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base.

Lockheed Martin To Invest $142M In Arkansas Expansion

The security and aerospace company will create 326 new jobs with the expansion of its center of excellence in Camden, AR.

Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit

Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019.

General Dynamics Electric Boat Investing $800M In Connecticut

The company will retain and grow its workforce to more than 13,000 jobs over the next 17 years, with help from up to $63 million in state incentives. 

Defense: The Best Offense

Nations around the world are increasing their defense budgets; the sophisticated weaponry of the U.S. aerospace industry guarantees it will get a big slice of the pie.

Aerospace Growth Gets Turbocharged

The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.

Aerospace And Defense Jobs Expected To Grow

After several years of job losses, aerospace and defense sector employment is expected to grow in 2016 by more than 39,000 jobs in the U.S., according to Deloitte's new ”U.S. Aerospace & Defense Labor Market Study.”

State Focus: Nevada: Soaring To New Heights

Home to some of the premier training facilities for the U.S. Air Force, Nevada’s aerospace industry is heading for the stratosphere.

Raytheon Opens New Missile Factory In Alabama

State-of-the-art facility in Huntsville, AL will produce weapons to defend U.S. and allies. Nov 27, 2012 @ 11:28 AM

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Many Workers Want Workplaces To Stay Closed Until Vaccines Available

More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.

West Virginia Governor’s Report: Rising To The Challenge

West Virginia is leading the nation in the fight against COVID-19, finding innovative ways to distribute vaccines. WV also is leading the way to the first high-speed hyperloop transit system.

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