VT Halter Major Expansion

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Ground was broken in December on a major expansion of VT Halter Marine. The new ship repair facility will create 400 jobs at VT Halter Marine, which designs and builds ships for the military, among others. The company has three ship construction facilities, with...

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Northrop reorganizes sector

Northrop Grumman designated five centers of design and integration excellence in a reorganization of the Aerospace Systems sector's manned aircraft, unmanned systems and electronic attack businesses. Current activities in Moss Point,...

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Global Hawk Awarded Most Improved

The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft program was recently awarded the 2012 Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Excellence Award for the most improved performance in aircraft maintenance and logistics readiness. Capable of flying for more than 30 hours at an altitude over...

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FAA seeking UAV test sites

The federal government Thursday began to solicit proposals for six test sites where unmanned aircraft will be put through tests in preparation for their eventual integration into U.S. airspace. The six locations, which have generated interest from more than 30 states, will become the...

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