Category: Aviation / Aerospace

Northrop Grumman lands $22M contract; work taking place on Space Coast

Major defense firm Northrop Grumman was awarded a $22 million contract on Jan. 26, and part of the work is taking place in Central Florida. The Falls Church, Va.-based firm (NYSE: NOC) will provide support for technical engineering services, design and development engineering, component and full-scale test and evaluation engineering, and tactical underwater launcher hardware […]

Thales Announces New Capital Investments and Job Growth in the State of Florida

Thales is pleased to announce a significant economic growth initiative in the State of Florida. This includes the targeted creation of 500 net-new jobs and a capital investment of greater than $20 million in the state over the next five years. This supports the growth of the Thales’ InFlyt Experience business in central-Florida with the […]

Gov. Scott Announces AeroMod International to Create 100 New Jobs in Melbourne

Governor Rick Scott announced AeroMod International, a leader in aircraft maintenance, modification and repair services, will be expanding in Melbourne to create 100 new jobs. Earlier this year, AeroMod chose to relocate their headquarters from Detroit, Michigan to the Orlando Melbourne International Airport in Florida. Since the relocation, AeroMod has already created 150 new jobs […]

Embraer Flies First Legacy 450 Assembled in Melbourne

Embraer announced today the first flight of its first Legacy 450 mid-light business jet assembled in Melbourne. The Legacy 450 performed as expected and all flight test procedures were successfully completed. The Legacy 450 is the third business jet model to be assembled at the Company’s recently expanded Melbourne facility, where the midsize Legacy 500 […]

Lockheed Martin Selects Brevard County for Space Business Expansion

Lockheed Martin plans to expand capabilities at its Astrotech Space Operations site in Titusville, Florida with the assistance of the North Brevard Economic Development Zone and the State of Florida. Future investments would help Lockheed Martin grow Astrotech Space Operations’ capabilities and could add as many as 300 jobs to the site over the next […]