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Northern Alabama Home to Lockheed Martin’s Hypersonic Weapons Work

Lockheed Martin is building a new facility and expanding its existing Courtland location to accommodate its latest contracts for hypersonic weapons.

Lockheed, Dynetics, Alabama Lead U.S. Hypersonic Initiatives

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $347 million multi-year hypersonic weapons development contract from the U.S. Army to develop and integrate a land-based hypersonic strike prototype.

Acclinate Genetics Works to Fight Health Disparities

Huntsville research firm Acclinate Genetics is working to make sure minorities are represented in genetic research and clinical trials.A number of diseases, including both...

Big Space Command Reveal This Week

The Rocket City is one of six finalists that could be named the headquarters of the new United States Space Command later this week.

Bechtel Expands Huntsville Operations

Bechtel, the nation’s largest construction firm, opened a new office in Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park.

Top News in Limestone, Morgan & Franklin Counties

A round up of the top news items within the last year in Limestone, Morgan and Franklin counties.

Spotlight on Limestone, Morgan & Franklin Counties

Morgan, Limestone and Franklin counties comprise one of the fastest-growing areas in the state. They are part of and benefit from the aggressive job growth in the area and are making it a priority to ensure they are able to handle the population growth that will ensue.

Contract to Test Survivability of the U.S. Against Nukes

Lockheed Martin's Huntsville offices will be the place for testing the survivability of U.S. defenses against nuclear attack, in accordance with a $240 million...

Birmingham, Huntsville Post Bright Jobs Numbers

Birmingham and Huntsville both saw 2.4 percent year-over-year job growth last year, ranking third among peer cities behind only Nashville and Charlotte.

Defense Contractor Attains Employee-Owned Propulsion

Army missiles are the mainstay of Torch Technologies, one of the nation’s top 100 defense services companies. Employee-owned, it has achieved annual growth of 30-40 percent since its founding in 2002.

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