Aerospace & Defense


MN: Northrop Grumman Expands Plymouth Operations, to Create 60 Jobs

April 18, 2019

Northrop Grumman plans to improve their existing 191,000 square foot facility in Plymouth, Minnesota, and is expected to create more than 60 new jobs... more >>


FL: Space Florida OKs 2 Projects, Deal with Firefly; Creating 100s of Jobs

April 8, 2019

Space Florida recently approved two code-named projects and a deal with Firefly Aerospace, which will create hundreds of jobs, the Orlando Business... more >>


WV: Northrup Grumman to Expand in Rocket Center, Adding Up to 500 Jobs

April 4, 2019

The Northrop Grumman plant in Rocket Center, W.Va., will expand, retaining more than 1,100 jobs and creating up to 500 more. more >>


FL: Panama City Company Awarded Significant Coast Guard Contract

April 1, 2019

For Eastern Shipbuilding, its ship has come in. And then some. 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 >>



Air Force's 'Pitch Day' to Focus on Space, Award Up to $40M

April 15, 2019

Space News reports that winners of Defense Department small business innovation research contracts will have a chance to compete for a share of up to... more >>


Indiana Lands Commercial Aviation Conference: Routes Americas 2020

April 8, 2019

Indiana has been selected to host the Routes Americas conference in February 2020, an annual event focused on aviation route development. more >>


Maryland Commerce Receives Federal Grant to Expand Defense Technology Commercialization Center

April 1, 2019

The Maryland Department of Commerce has received a $750,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce. 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 >>



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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

When it comes to agreement and cooperation on many fronts across the U.S. seeming to be impossible, one state is defying all odds in the name of... 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>>