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Alabama Jewel Acquired by Defense Giant, $1.65 Billion

Dynetics Inc., one of Alabama's top defense contractors, announced it will be acquired for $1.65 billion by Leidos Holdings, a Reston, Virginia-based Fortune 500...

Advanced Manufacturer Opens Major Expansion

Longleaf Machining, a leading advanced manufacturing company in south Alabama, began operations last week of a major expansion facility — a six-axis, computer numerically...

Cityscape Changes with Mammoth Huntsville Hospital Expansion

As the New Year unfolds, a seven-story addition to the Huntsville, Alabama, skyline will continue rising above the downtown campus of Huntsville Hospital, Alabama's...

Aerospace Pioneer Expands Alabama Plant

Proof of Alabama's rapid rise in aerospace manufacturing was furthered last week with an additional $40 million investment by Carpenter Technology at the $500...

$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...

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