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Dynetics’ Tests Advanced UAV Weapon That Comes in Swarms

Huntsville defense contractor Dynetics and the advanced weapons agency it works for announced January 17 the successful test of a new, low-cost drone that...

Dynetics Builds First Real Ray Gun for the Army

Dynetics is partnering with Lockheed Martin to deliver a mobile laser weapon system that can defend the country against drone and ground attacks.

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.

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...

A Month’s Worth of Defense Contracts in Alabama

Defense contracts awarded from June 19 to July 19 to Alabama companies and to non-Alabama companies for work to be performed in Alabama.

It’s Good to be Lockheed Martin: Combat Systems, Cruise Missiles, Jobs Galore

Defense contracting giant Lockheed Martin said early this summer that it won’t take part in the race to design the U.S. Navy’s new frigate,...

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.

Inside the Battle to Build Warships

Following 10 years of building one of the most sophisticated ships in the Navy fleet, the Littoral Combat Ship, Austal contends for an even bigger prize — the new Navy frigate.

Key U.S. Missile Factory Redoubled in Pike County

Pike County is where the newest strategic missile in the U.S. arsenal is manufactured, and production will soon ramp up more than double in response to president Donald Trump's proposed $750 billion 2020 defense budget.

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