1. Articles in category: Aerospace/Defense

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    1. Air Force announces plans to cut 333 military, civilian jobs in Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 6 2012)

      Air Force announces plans to cut 333 military, civilian jobs in Massachusetts

      The majority of cuts for Massachusetts target Otis Air National Guard Base and specifically the Air Operations Group assigned there, according to Maj. Gen. L. Scott Rice, commander of the Massachusetts Air National Guard.

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      Mentions:   Chicopee   Westfield   The Republican

    2. Deval Patrick administration plans strategy to protect Massachusetts military facilities

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 27 2012)

      Deval Patrick administration plans strategy to protect Massachusetts military facilities

      Murray, who will chair the new Commonwealth’s Military Asset and Security Task Force, said the agency will work “directly with stakeholders to develop and implement actions that will support military bases across the Commonwealth.”

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Bradley International Airport   MassDevelopment

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

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 26 2012)

      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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      Mentions:   Northampton   Chicopee   Westfield

    4. State, congressional leaders stress cooperation in defense of Massachusetts military installations

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      State, congressional leaders stress cooperation in defense of Massachusetts military installations

      U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, said Monday that a proposed reduction in aircraft at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee is just that – a proposal – and one that makes little sense given recent federal investments in improvements at the base.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   The Republican

    5. Chicopee's Westover Air Reserve Base may fall victim to federal budget squeeze

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      Chicopee's Westover Air Reserve Base may fall victim to federal budget squeeze

      Westover Air Reserve Base has about 6,000 people working there, from pilots to barbers to clerks at the base exchange store, and the base pumped about $238 million into the regional economy in 2011, according to an Air Force Study.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Chicopee

    6. ITT Exelis laying off 76 workers

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jan 18 2012)

      A manufacturing company in West Springfield laid off 76 employees on Wednesday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    7. Pratt & Whitney loses out on $7 billion deal when Saudis pick GE for Boeing F-15 fighters

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      Pratt & Whitney loses out on $7 billion deal when Saudis pick GE for Boeing F-15 fighters The $29.4 billion overall F-15 deal is part of a $60 billion sale to the Saudis tentatively announced in late 2010, which includes the purchase of Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft’s Black Hawk and Boeing’s Apache helicopters. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Boeing   The Republican

    8. Defense contractor ITT Exelis employees in West Springfield facing untold number of layoffs in 2012

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 2 2011)

      Defense contractor ITT Exelis employees in West Springfield facing untold number of layoffs in 2012 Defense contractor ITT Exelis will be laying off an untold number of employees at the West Springfield, Virginia and California facilities in 2012. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    9. Cyalume Technologies and Nammo Talley, Inc. Announce Collaborative Relationship

      Explore GlobeNewswire (Nov 9 2011)

      Derek Dunaway, Cyalume president and CEO, stated, "The ability to work with Nammo Talley, a unit of an established international defense company, confirms my confidence in Cyalume's past achievements and growth prospects. We are pleased to collaborate by contributing our non-toxic, non-incendiary and non-dud producing payload to Nammo Talley's superior products." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    10. West Springfield unit included in ITT defense spinoff

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      West Springfield unit included in ITT defense spinoff The ITT Power Solutions factory in West Springfield is now part of ITT Exelis now that conglomerate ITT has split itself into three separate corporations (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    11. Navy lab may boost local businesses

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 27 2011)

      “We have companies who have developed vests that help autistic children deal with their conditions and some of those applications may be suitable for military, just to choose one example,” said Allan Blair, President and CEO of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Holyoke   Allan W. Blair

    12. Westover air base pumps $238M into western Mass.

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Oct 27 2011)

      The U.S. Air Force says the Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee poured nearly $238 into the local economy in the financial year ending Sept. 30, marking a $29 million drop over the previous year. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee

    13. EDC Assesses Regional Competitiveness

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2011)

        The EDC commissioned CWS Consulting Group to assess ten regional industry sectors for growth and investment potential. CWS used the western Mass section of a 2008 statewide study by Moran Stahl & Boyer commissioned by the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development (“MassEcon”) as its starting point and assessed changes and opportunities that have arisen since then. This study achieved two objectives for us. It addressed our competitiveness against a regional peer group and it helped us improve our understanding of the internal workings of the sectors as part of our Homefield Advantage program. The study identified regional competitive advantages in the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Homefield Advantage

    14. $23 million Gulfstream project announced in Westfield

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 7 2011)

      In Westfield, Gulfstream has already started hiring for the highly technical aviation maintenance and repair jobs that will fill the new hangar, Mark Burns said. “These are the kinds of jobs that can uplift a community,” Burns said. “We are very proud of that.” Westfield beat out sites in other states that were vying for the maintenance facility because of the quality of its workforce. “Our customers routinely tell us that this facility is the best,” he said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Westfield   Daniel M. Knapik

    15. Signs point toward Gulfstream Aerospace announcing new maintenance hangar in Westfield

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      Signs point toward Gulfstream Aerospace announcing new maintenance hangar in Westfield Gulfstream Aerospace plans to host Gov. Deval L. Patrick at a news conference Friday at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport, an apparent sign that Westfield has been successful in its efforts to bring a new Gulfstream maintenance hangar and 100 jobs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick

    16. United Technologies creates new division of Pratt & Whitney, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 3 2011)

      “It appears that the company wants to consolidate its position as a commercial aerospace market supplier, hence the exclusion of Sikorsky from this new group,” Pettibone said, referring to Sikorsky Aircraft. “With all the operations under one organization, the new aerospace unit should be able to offer significant packages of components – one-stop shopping, if you will – to manufacturers.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican   United Technologies

    17. GOV. MALLOY APPOINTS FOUR TO CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY BOARD

      Explore Military & Aerospace Electronics (Sep 22 2011)

      Governor Dannel P. Malloy today appointed four people to the Connecticut Airport Authority and named the board's chair. Appointed board members must have business and management experience and expertise in financial planning, budgeting and assessment, marketing, master planning, aviation, or transportation management. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Dannel Malloy

    18. Paris Air Show yields $60M for CT aerospace | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Sep 13 2011)

      Hartford conglomerate United Technologies Corp. - called Connecticut's signature aerospace company by DECD - reported significant orders for jet engines during the show, which will ripple through to the state's supply chain. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   Dannel Malloy

    19. The Pentagon's scaling back on military spending could impact Western Massachusetts machine shops

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 5 2011)

      The Pentagon's scaling back on military spending could impact Western Massachusetts machine shops “I don’t have a lot of cold hard facts on this, but I’ve already seen two major impacts in my own business,” said Larry A. Maier, president of Peerless Precision Inc. in Westfield and co-president of the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association, a trade group with members in Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties as well as in northern Connecticut. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Palmer   Springfield

    20. Hamilton-Sundstrand gets $6.6 million contract for submarine device design work

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      Hamilton-Sundstrand gets $6.6 million contract for submarine device design work The order was among the Defense Department’s latest contract listings and identifies the Naval Sea Systems Command, in partnership with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, as the contracting agencies. Under terms of the deal, Hamilton will investigate the possibility of using dry materials that can remove carbon dioxide from a submarine’s atmosphere, the listing says. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican

    21. Westover Air Reserve Base among Massachusetts military installations in line for $96 million in construction funding

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      Westover Air Reserve Base among Massachusetts military installations in line for $96 million in construction funding The spending to upgrade facilities at Westover is part of $96 million in construction funding approved by the U.S. Senate on July 22 for projects at five military installations in the Baystate, including Westover. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   John Kerry   Chicopee   Westfield

    22. Pratt & Whitney breaks into military market with partnership with International Aero Engines

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      Pratt & Whitney breaks into military market with partnership with International Aero Engines Pratt & Whitney’s multinational partnership, International Aero Engines, has logged an order for more than 56 engines from the Brazilian Air Force for a new fleet of 28 tanker and military transport aircraft (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    23. Senate approves $24 million to build new fueling system at Westover

      Explore GazetteNET (Jul 21 2011)

      "This investment is national security for America and jobs for Massachusetts," Kerry said in a statement. "I wrote to Chairmen Daniel Inouye and Tim Johnson to emphasize this was a top priority for troops and military families in Massachusetts, and I'm glad this money's going right where it's needed next year." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   John Kerry   Chicopee

    24. Hamilton Sundstrand finalizes contract with Chinese firm AVIC Electromechanical Systems to build air management system

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 11 2011)

      Windsor Locks-based Hamilton Sundstrand and its Chinese partner, AVIC Electromechanical Systems Co. Limited, have finalized plans and entered into a contract to manufacture “vapor cycle cooling systems” in Nanjing, China. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican

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