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Defense Industry
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Bell Helicopter is reviving its vision of finding a civilian market for an aircraft that takes off like a helicopter and cruises like a plane. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center and R.I. Commerce Corporation have formed a partnership that will feature a NUWC employee on a two-year assignment at the commerce offices in an effort to strengthen the state economy through the defense and ocean technology sectors. more
Twenty-one recipients of Real Jobs Rhode Island planning grants have been announced, ranging from schools to companies. more
WALTHAM, Mass. – Raytheon Co. cut its 2015 profit forecast, as the maker of Patriot missile-defense systems absorbs costs from a $1.9 billion deal to create a cybersecurity company, Bloomberg News reported. Earnings from continuing … more
Several Rhode Island businesses have registered for the 2015 Canadian Defence, Security and Aerospace Exhibition (DEFSEC) Atlantic conference, to be held Sept. 8 through 10 in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the Cunard Centre. more
Two years ago, a change in military attire led to a deep cut in production at The Brickle Group, the Woonsocket-based manufacturer of berets for military personnel. Following a decision made by a then-commanding general, only the U.S. … more
Manufacturing has taken a positive turn with signals that orders and production are poised to continue the trend upward. Small and large companies are ramping up hiring, training and operations activity, while support from the new state … more
Systems Engineering Associates Corp. on Wednesday announced it has received a three-year, $30 million contract to support the Electromagnetic Department of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport. more
Two years after losing her left leg below the knee, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Heather Abbott held a celebration that marked how far she's come and how far she's poised to go from here. The launch of The Heather Abbott Foundation near … more
The Brickle Group has been awarded a $29.3 million contract – the largest it has won in years – by the U.S. Defense Department to produce berets for American military personnel, the Woonsocket Call has reported. more
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