Aerospace

Alabama Rocket Roundup

Alabama has been in the thick of the nation’s space program for decades. Here’s a look at some of the most prominent players and programs in progress now.

Birmingham Airport Moves Forward with Projects

The Birmingham Airport Authority is moving forward with two construction projects at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, despite COVID-19 and its impact on air travel across...

Boeing Awarded $249 Million Missile Defense Contract

The Boeing Co. has been awarded an additional $249 million for its Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD), a system designed to protect the U.S. against...

Zombie Target Missile Launched

Teledyne Brown Engineering launched a Zombie target missile, part of the company’s Tactical Range Air Defense Missile (TACRAM) contract under the authority of the...

Gomez Research Expands Research with $10M Contract

Gomez Research Associates Inc., of Huntsville, has been awarded a $10 million modification to a previously awarded Navy contract that will continue support for...

QuantiTech Acquires Dynamic Concepts

Huntsville’s QuantiTech LLC has acquired Dynamic Concepts LLC, also based in Huntsville. Both firms are engaged in engineering and software development for military and...

New Kind of Rocket Engine Test-fired at UAH

After a year of design and construction, a new kind of rocket engine has been test-fired at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Evan Unruh,...

Airbus Marks Five Years in Mobile

Five years to the day after Airbus began work on its first A321 aircraft in Mobile, the firm today is celebrating its growth and...

Northrop Grumman Awarded $13.3B Contract

Northrop Grumman Corp. will be modernizing the nation’s aging intercontinental ballistic missile system (ICBM) under a $13.3 billion contract awarded by the U.S. Air...

Boeing Donations Address Racial and Social Justice

The Boeing Co. has donated $10.6 million to 20 nonprofits working to address racial equity and social justice in the United States. Part of...

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