Aerospace & Defense


FL: BK Technologies to Expand HQ on Space Coast, Add 35 Jobs

August 16, 2019

BK Technologies, Inc. will expand operations at its headquarters in West Melbourne, Fla., creating 35 new positions. more >>


SC: Lockheed's Greenville Plant to Fulfill Major F-16 Contract

August 15, 2019

Lockheed Martin received two major F-16 contracts recently, collectively worth $1.1 billion, to produce 14 jets for Slovakia and to support the... more >>


FL: Lockheed FBM HQ Relocates to Space Coast, Bringing 350 Jobs

August 7, 2019

The EDC of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) recognized a milestone as Lockheed Martin’s Fleet Ballistic Missile HQ relocated to Titusville. more >>


KY: Atlas Air to Add Nearly 600 Jobs with Move to Erlanger

July 31, 2019

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. will move its operations center from Florence to Erlanger with a $34.1 million investment. 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 >>



NASA Announces US Industry Partnerships to Advance Moon, Mars Technology

August 19, 2019

As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024, commercial companies are developing new technologies. more >>


NASA Announces US Industry Partnerships to Advance Moon, Mars Tech

August 12, 2019

As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program, commercial companies are developing new technologies. more >>


MS: Gov. Phil Bryant Announces Space Initiative and Space Force

August 5, 2019

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant announced a new economic development Space Initiative and formation of the Mississippi National Guard Space Directorate.... more >>


Lockheed to Move F-35 Jet Parts Sourcing to U.S. from Turkey

July 29, 2019

Lockheed Martin says it's working to establish alternate supply sources for F-35 parts in the U.S., removing Turkey from the fighter jet program. 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

GAMA White Paper | June 1, 2019
Aircraft Deliveries on the Rise: Research by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association   

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association published this report, showing delivery of airplanes and rotorcraft increased over last year. More>>


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 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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Base of Operations: Finding the Best Location for a Corporate HQ

By: David Hickey

Location decisions require a strategic approach with attention placed on key factors specific to the project’s requirements. The decision should...   More>>


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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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