Aerospace & Defense


TN: 13 Communities Receive Site Development Grants

February 18, 2019

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced that 13 communities will receive more... more >>


AL: Space Flight Co. to Build Plant in Huntsville, Adding 300+ Jobs

February 14, 2019

Space flight company Blue Origin kicked off construction on a $200 million plant in Huntsville that will produce the BE-4 rocket engine. more >>


AZ: Norfolk Grumman Announces Expansion in Mesa

January 17, 2019

Northrop Grumman Corporation in Mesa completed the expansion of its Bushmaster® production facility more >>


AZ: Able Aerospace Services to Expand, Add 100 New Jobs

January 16, 2019

Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, celebrated the groundbreaking of an expansion and 100 new skilled jobs. more >>



Little Canoe Creek Mega Site

January 28, 2019

1100 acres designated as an Alabama Advantage Site. Largest site in North Alabama. more >>


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McHenry East Site

October 1, 2017

11 buildings with two miles of paved road. There is a remote operated gate and security camera system with all utilities available. 66,000+square... more >>


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Wilkes County, North Carolina, Airpark

December 18, 2015

22 acres, shovel ready for aviation related business, paved taxiway, all utilities, 6,200’ runway with full instrument landing 24/7. more >>



Report: GA Aircraft Deliveries on the Rise

December 17, 2018

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association announced that third-quarter general aviation aircraft deliveries increased 6.1% over last year. more >>


Report: Military Drone Market Expected to Grow Exponentially

November 6, 2018

The military drones market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 12 percent from 2018 to 2025, according to a new report, available now. more >>


FL: Venture Forum to Host Aerospace-Focused Conference for Business Industry

November 6, 2018

Clean fuel, robotics and drones will take center stage at a venture capital conference that is headed to Orlando. more >>


U.S. Arms Makers Praise New U.S. Weapons Export Policy

July 18, 2018

U.S. arms makers attending Farnborough Airshow in Britain lauded the U.S. government’s push to sell more weapons overseas. more >>



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Stone County Mississippi Strikes the Right Balance and Is In the Middle of It All

October 1, 2017

Surrounded by lush national forest, yet positioned in the heart of a dynamic industrial-military corridor. A place of timeless traditions and 21st... more >>


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Case Studies

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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Seeking a harmonious environment for your business? Discover Mississippi where people believe building business is the best option. More>>


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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


Lawton-Fort Sill, Oklahoma: The City with a Plan Case study | April 30, 2012
Lawton-Fort Sill, Oklahoma: The City with a Plan   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Creating a strategic plan for economic growth can be done in many ways. The new Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation is leading the... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | May 25, 2018
2018 Global Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook   

Outlook reviews the performance of the aerospace and defense industry in 2017 and forecasts its growth in the coming years. More>>


White Paper | May 25, 2018
The Aerospace Industry Cluster in U.S. Metros   

Top metro areas for aerospace employment reflect more populous metro areas with large airport operations or sizable mfg facilities in the metro. More>>


White Paper | May 3, 2017
Engine for Growth: Analysis and Recommendations for U.S. Space Industry Competitiveness   

Report discusses the U.S. space industry that today delivers hundreds of billions of dollars in economic activity, but is undergoing dynamic change. More>>



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Articles

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Ohio is Fostering a Modern Manufacturing Industry

By: Governor John R. Kasich

For 150 years, Ohio has been a model for fostering manufacturing pride. Ohio seizes the jobs and opportunities of the 21st Century.   More>>


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North Carolina: A National Leader in Attracting Business and People

By: Christopher Chung

North Carolina continues to place AMONG the top-five business climates in the country in several highly respected rankings, attracting companies...   More>>


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Florida Utilities Actively Involved in Recruiting and Retaining Businesses

By: Governor Rick Scott

In addition to Florida’s diverse and highly skilled workforce, expansive multi-modal infrastructure and ease of access to global markets, the state...   More>>


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Welcome to the State of Innovation: Arizona

By: Governor Doug Ducey

The Grand Canyon State has become a hotbed for developing and testing emerging technologies. Find out about it here.   More>>


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The Commonwealth of Virginia — A Leader in Enterprise Since 1607

By: Governor Ralph Northam

Since its founding, Virginia has stood for economic opportunity & continues to adapt to stay competitive in the 21st-century economy.   More>>