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Prevent defense: RTX supports local education for future returns

HUNTSVILLE – Four years ago, aerospace and defense giant RTX donated $4 million to help build the Cummings Research Park campus of one of...

RTX expanding Missile Integration Facility on Redstone Arsenal

HUNTSVILLE -- In a move to support key missile programs, Raytheon has begun construction on a $115 million, 26,000 square-foot expansion of its Missile...

Lockheed Martin wins $4B MDA contract to upgrade battle management technology

HUNTSVILLE – Lockheed Martin has been awarded a more than $4 billion contract to continue work on a security defense system in a climate rich...

Lockheed Martin wins $17B missile defense contract

HUNTSVILLE -- Huntsville-based operations continue to take the lead in the nation's missile defense capability. Monday, the Missile Defense Agency, whose headquarters are in Huntsville,...

Huntsville-managed Aegis defense system 3, Iranian ballistic missiles 0

HUNTSVILLE – The distance from Alabama to Israel is roughly 7,000 miles as the crow flies, but that separation didn’t keep a Rocket City...

UAH leads national coalition to advance cybersecurity education with $3.2M DOD grant

HUNTSVILLE – The University of Alabama in Huntsville is leading a four-university coalition to advance cybersecurity education through Virtual Internship and Varied Innovative Demonstrations...

ULA Delta IV Heavy launch finale delayed

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- After a delay Thursday due to high winds, the final launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket...

Highway sign commemorates Guardsmen who perished in North Alabama helicopter crash

HARVEST -- A highway sign from State Rep. Andy Whitt is honoring Tennessee National Guard Chief Officer Daniel Wadham and Chief Warrant Officer Danny...

House passes Strong biodetection bill unanimously

WASHINGTON — Recognizing the threats of bioterrorism, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed U.S. Rep. Dale W. Strong’s “DHS Biodetection Improvement Act.” This legislation...

TekFive, Iron Bow form SBA mentor-protégé joint venture

HERNDON, Va. -- Huntsville-based TekFive and Iron Bow Technologies of Herndon, Va.,  have formed a strategic joint venture: Verous Technologies. In a news release, the...