Tag Archives: Huntsville

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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Parsons Starts Huntsville, Alabama Facility Expansion; Carey Smith Comments

Parsons broke ground on a facility expansion in Huntsville, Alabama, last week to add a 25,000-square-foot building and 50 new jobs there. The engineering services contractor will use the additional facility to integrate hardware and software platforms for customers across the intelligence, defense and infrastructure sectors, the Huntsville city government said Wednesday. “Previously …

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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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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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Cubic Breaks Ground on Huntsville, Alabama Facility Expansion; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic has begun construction of an expanded facility for the GATR Technologies  business of the defense and transportation contractor’s mission solutions segment. The company said Thursday the project will extend GATR’s current 35,000-square-foot facility in Huntsville, Alabama to 63,000 square feet. Cubic added the expanded facility will consolidate GATR’s production and operations and house the unit’s engineering, business development and administrative offices. …

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Raytheon SM-6 Missile Moves Toward Full Operational Capability

The U.S. Navy has conducted flight tests of the Raytheon-built Standard Missile-6 weapon system to validate whether the missile is ready to obtain full operational capability. Raytheon said Thursday four SM-6 missiles were launched throughout the “graduation” tests to engage shore-launched, sub- or supersonic targets. Mike Campisi, Raytheon SM-6 senior program director, said the Navy started to deploy SM-6s …

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Matthew Schmitz Joins Dynetics as Technical Services Business VP

Matthew Schmitz, formerly a vice president at Huntsville, Alabama-based engineering and program management services provider Intrepid, has been named VP of the technical services business at Dynetics. Dynetics said April 10 Schmitz will oversee the unit’s business development strategy and enterprise growth initiatives in his new position. Schmitz has almost 20 years of business development …

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Trident Technologies to Build Computer Comms Network for Army Engineer R&D Center

Trident Technologies has won a potential five-year, $48 million contract to build, staff and maintain a computer communications network in support of the U.S. Army‘s Engineer Research and Development Center. The Defense Department said Friday work will occur through Feb. 28, 2022, and locations and funds will be determined with each task order. The Army …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Manufacture AR1 Rocket Engine in Huntsville, Alabama

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne has decided to build its AR1 rocket engine technology in Huntsville, Alabama, and create as many as 100 jobs to support production work. The company said Monday it is developing AR1 to help end U.S. dependence on foreign-made engines for national security and civil space launch programs. Eileen Drake, president and CEO of Aerojet Rocketdyne, said Huntsville is …

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General Atomics Eyes Expanded Operations With New Facility in Huntsville, Alabama

General Atomics unveiled its new facility at Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama, on May 6 in support of efforts to expand its operations in the region. Scott Forney, president of General Atomics’ electromagnetic systems group, said in a release posted Thursday the company’s expansion in the Huntsville area works to drive technology development by developing and building on business associations …

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Wyle Labs Opens Headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama

Wyle Labs will open a new headquarters in Huntsville, Ala. today, according WHNT 19 News. Carri Walters writes the new building will be located in Cummings Research Park, is 120,000 square feet, three stories tall and cost $18 million to build. The company currently has 1,100 workers in Huntsville and the new …

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