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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.


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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.

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Military Economic Impact Reaches $24.1 Billion In South Carolina

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.

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin

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.

Business Report: Chicago Will Host Digital Manufacturing And Design Innovation Institute

The $320-million digital lab is one of four innovation hubs in the Obama administration’s program to spur advanced manufacturing.

Quallion Opens New Lithium Ion Battery Factory In California

Factory provides domestic source of critical materials used in US government satellite batteries; expected job creation of over 50 positions at new factory.

Ball Aerospace Completes Final Phase of $75M Colorado Expansion

Capital investment in Boulder manufacturing plant more than doubles spacecraft production to accommodate business growth and new programs.

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