1. Articles in category: Aerospace/Defense

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    1. Mount Holyoke professor part of NASA Mars Curiosity mission research team

      Mount Holyoke professor part of NASA Mars Curiosity mission research team

      Dyar is on a team of about 40 scientists responsible for a complex instrument called a ChemCam, which is perched on the rover. Equipped with a camera, laser and spectrometer, the ChemCam is designed to collect and send data long-distance on the composition of soil and thousands of rocks on Mars.

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    2. New Buy Mass Event Scheduled at Pratt & Whitney

      The EDC is pleased to join Associated Industries ofMassachusetts (“AIM”) and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development (“MOBD”)in announcing our next “Buy Mass” event. This is our first out-of-state event.It will be hosted by Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford on August 9.

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    3. OnCore Manufacturing Springfield, Massachusetts Achieves AS9100C Certification

      "Being AS9100C compliant at Springfield confirms our commitment to our aerospace and defense customers,” said Dan Perez, President and CEO of OnCore. "The continuous improvement of our Quality Management System is part of our customer commitment of providing complete solutions including total quality and regulatory compliance."

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      Mentions: Springfield
    4. Massachusetts military bases pump $14 billion into economy annually, UMass report says

      The report examines each of the six bases in terms of jobs, defense and homeland security contracts and economic impact. A larger report that focuses on defense and homeland security economic benefits to the six New England states, also done by the Donahue Institute and DTI, was released Monday showing a regional economic impact of $34 billion and 319,000 jobs.

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    5. Report: New England businesses and institutions shared $34 billion in National Defense and Homeland Security contracts in 2011

      Report: New England businesses and institutions shared $34 billion in National Defense and Homeland Security contracts in 2011

      The amounts represent an increase 83 percent since 2003 and are responsible for 319,000 jobs at more than 5,000 firms and institutions across New England. In Massachusetts, defense and security contracts support 130,000 jobs at about 2,500 businesses and institutions.

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    6. Defense cuts could be less damaging to Massachusetts jobs than other budget cuts, UMass study says | masslive

      Defense cuts could be less damaging to Massachusetts jobs than other budget cuts, UMass study says | masslive

      U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry, D-Mass., has said that now more than ever, federal investment in defense and non-defense priorities is critical to the Massachusetts economy, according to an email from his spokeswoman, Whitney Smith. Kerry wants Congress to take a measured approach to necessary budget cuts instead of allowing automatic budget cuts called for in a 2011 law kick in.

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    7. Plan to block cuts at Westover Air Reserve Base, other installations, endorsed by Massachusetts officials

      Plan to block cuts at Westover Air Reserve Base, other installations, endorsed by Massachusetts officials

      Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray, who launched efforts last year to preserve the state’s military installations and manpower, said Thursday action by the House Armed Services Committee “is an important first step towards preventing disproportionate cuts to Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve including Westover Air Reserve Base.”

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      Mentions: Chicopee
    8. Northeast Helicopters Flight Services plans to relocate to Westfield's Barnes Regional Airport

      Northeast Helicopters Flight Services plans to relocate to Westfield's Barnes Regional Airport

       Northeast Helicopters Flight Services, the country’s oldest helicopter pilot training academy, plans to relocate to Barnes Regional Airportlater this year. The flight school, created in 1974 and located at Ellington Airport in Connecticut, could break ground for its new facility as early as next fall, Rhonda J. Boulette, who along with husband John Boulette owns the school, said Monday.

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    9. Smaller airports in Western Massachusetts provide big service to state economy

      Smaller airports in Western Massachusetts provide big service to state economy

      A recently released report, “Massachusetts Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study,” completed by the state transportation agency, detailed that all 39 of the Bay State’s airports, which also include Boston’s Logan International, employ more than 124,369 workers, provide a combined payroll of $4.8 billion with a total economic impact which exceeds $11.9 billion. (Logan, alone, accounts for $8.9 billion of the economic impact.)

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