Department of Defense
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Department of Defense articles below.
The Palmetto State is home to eight major military installations and numerous facilities, supporting 62,520 in Department of Defense personnel with $2.6 billion in payroll.
DIUx will connect the Department of Defense with hundreds of private sector firms to enhance the technological capabilities of the U.S. military while growing innovative enterprises in Texas.
The $320-million digital lab is one of four innovation hubs in the Obama administration’s program to spur advanced manufacturing.
Factory provides domestic source of critical materials used in US government satellite batteries; expected job creation of over 50 positions at new factory.
Capital investment in Boulder manufacturing plant more than doubles spacecraft production to accommodate business growth and new programs.