Tag Archives: Alabama

Parsons Opens Huntsville Facility for Technical Services Capacity Expansion Push

Parsons has unveiled a new facility at its Huntsville, Al., site as part of company efforts to increase technical capacity. The 25K-square foot facility, which opened Friday, will provide for the company’s technical services expansion, which includes the fusion of hardware and software technological capacities for infrastructure, defense and intelligence …

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Leonardo DRS’ William Lynn, Italian Ambassador Visit Proposed T-100 Manufacturing Site in Alabama

Armando Varricchio, Italy’s ambassador to the U.S., visited Alabama with Leonardo DRS CEO William Lynn III in support of the company’s proposal to manufacture the U.S. Air Force’s new trainer aircraft in Tuskegee. Virginia-based Leonardo DRS, a subsidiary of Italian company Leonardo, said Feb. 6 the T-100 development will possibly generate 750 jobs in …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Starts Manufacturing Facility Construction in Alabama

Aerojet Rocketdyne held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for a new manufacturing facility in Huntsville, Alabama. The 136,000-square-foot Advanced Manufacturing Facility is scheduled to start operations in late 2019 and will support the production of various aerospace platforms as well as additive manufacturing work, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday. The company will also conduct advanced rocket propulsion research and …

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Textron Subsidiary to Provide Army Tactical UAS Block III Kits

Textron‘s AAI Corp.subsidiary has received a $41.9 million contract modification for the delivery of 36 Block III kits for the U.S. Army‘s Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft systems. The service branch obligated the full modification amount at the time of award from its fiscal 2017 other procurement funds, the Defense Department said Monday. AAI will perform work in …

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Navy Taps Rocky Research for Navigation, Ship Control System Components IDIQ

Rocky Research has landed a five-year, $49.1 million contract to supply the U.S. Navy with navigation and ship control system hardware components. The company will perform contract work in Huntsville, Alabama through September 2022, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division is the contracting office and …

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Draper Lab to Help MDA Test Guidance, Navigation & Control Tech

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has secured a five-year, $36.9 million contract  perform technical and analytical services in support of the Missile Defense Agency‘s efforts to evaluate, maturate, integrate and test guidance, navigation and control technologies. The Defense Department said Wednesday Draper Lab will also aid research analysis on sensors; modeling and simulation; radiation …

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Tim Cahill: Lockheed Eyes Ship-Launched Patriot Missile, New 6-Foot Rocket

Lockheed Martin wants to develop a new range of air and missile defense systems such as a ship-launched variant of the Patriot missile and a new six-foot-long rocket, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Tim Cahill, vice president of Lockheed’s air and missile defense business, said at the Space and Missile Defense symposium in Huntsville, Alabama that the …

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