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$49M for U.S. Catch-Up in Weapons Advances

Radiance Technologies, in Huntsville, has landed a $49.1 million U.S. Army contract to speed development of lasers to respond to increasingly advanced foreign-made weapons. "The...

UAH Studies Nuclear Ride to Mars

Rocket scientists at the University of Alabama in Huntsville are figuring out how the use of nuclear power would affect the components of a...

1818 Farms Wins Top, First-Ever Amazon Award

Amazon recently named Mooresville, Alabama-based 1818 Farms as its Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year, in Amazon's first-ever U.S. Small Business Spotlight Awards. Owned and...

State Incentives Reset

The Alabama Incentives Modernization Act aims to keep the state competitive in a rapidly changing economy.

Northrop Grumman Gets Go-Ahead on Key Battlefield Systems Enhancements

The Army recently awarded a $60.6 million contract to Northrup Grumman to continue work in Huntsville that aims at greatly improving the battlefield view...

“60 Plus” Backs Weaker Shareholder Voice

A Washington, D.C. non-profit that purports to represent the interests of the elderly was recently described by Bloomberg News as mocking up grassroots support...

Airbus Tops Boeing Sales for First Time

After five decades as the best selling narrow-body commercial airliner in the world, the Boeing 737 yielded the title in October to the Airbus...

All Business on the Farm: 1818 Farms

One of Alabama's most successful e-companies is also one of the most traditional makers. The company is 1818 Farms, a brand that has taken...

U.S. Space Transport Stalled; Russian Backup Winds Down

NASA's internal watchdogs barked loudly last week at the space agency's failure to smoothly take over from Russia the transport of astronauts to the...

Hyundai Adds Santa Cruz Assembly, 200 Jobs

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama announced yesterday that it will add a new vehicle to the production lineup at its Montgomery factory, part of...

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