Defense Industry
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General Dynamics Corp., the Pentagon’s No. 3 contractor, raised its full-year profit forecast while second-quarter sales declined in a slumping defense market. more
Propel LLC President Clare King has gone from making children’s clothing to the technology behind battlefield gear such as flame-resistant camouflage for Army snipers. more
Military veterans from across New England huddle on the field at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., on Oct. 19 at the third annual CVS Health/New England Patriots Football Skills Camp for Veterans. The camp provides veterans with the opportunity to work on their football skills alongside former Patriots players and get autographs from and pictures with Patriots alumni, cheerleaders and mascot Pat Patriot. As part of the camp, the veterans were treated to lunch, as well as tickets to The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. more
Mentors often act as sounding boards offering advice and direction with the expectation of getting very little in return. more
MIDDLETOWN – Congressional, Pentagon and defense-industry leaders will gather in Newport in September for an event focused on the future of innovation and technology in the defense arena. more
Inventors, innovators and problem solvers from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center division participated in a “Hacking for Undersea Technical Excellence” event recently to inaugurate a new rapid innovation center. more
When the U.S. Air Force puts out an expected request for proposals next year for the next generation of jet trainers, Providence-based Textron Inc. hopes to join what is sure to be a crowded field. If it is in the mix, the new Textron AirLand Scorpion jet will be the reason why. more
The U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Security Service has presented 2014 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Awards to the Northrop Grumman Corp. facility in Middletown. more
General Dynamics Electric Boat has hired more than 720 employees so far this year at its Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown and is looking to add hundreds more in the next few months. more
Several cycles of Pentagon budget cuts and plans for a smaller U.S. military haven’t dimmed the optimism of the southern New England defense sector. Largely thanks to submarine giant General Dynamics Electric Boat, the industry has remained stable over the last several years and could even see growth ahead. But military contractors and the numerous companies linked to their supply chain are not relying solely on the political clout of the local congressional delegation to keep contracts comings. more
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