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Defense Industry
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Banneker Industries will sponsor Rhode Island’s Defense Innovation Days 2015 event, which will be held at the Marriott Newport in December. more
Bell Helicopter, a subsidiary of Providence-based manufacturer Textron Inc., will lay off 325 workers due to the continued decline in defense contracts, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Monday. more
Inventors, innovators and problem solvers from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center division participated in a “Hacking for Undersea Technical Excellence” event recently to inaugurate a new rapid innovation center. more
Textron Inc. – parent company of Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Co. and Textron Systems – reported that its net income climbed 27.4 percent in the second quarter to $144 million, or 51 cents per diluted share, compared with $113 million, or 40 cents per diluted share, for the same period last year. more
Textron Inc.’s V-22 Osprey, the tilt-rotor craft that entered development almost 25 years ago, is poised to win its first export deals as Israel and Japan close in on purchases. more
Mentors often act as sounding boards offering advice and direction with the expectation of getting very little in return. more
The V-22 Osprey’s deadliest accident stemmed partly from “undeniably intense” pressure to show progress for the new tilt-rotor aircraft, according to the U.S. Marine Corps commandant. more
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline will join the Naval Undersea Warfare Center on April 7 to dedicate a new $24.3 million electromagnetic sensor facility built to accommodate submarine servicing, prototyping and production support. more
On the 2014 Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. corporations, released last week, CVS Caremark Corp. inched upward to No. 12 from No. 13 on the 2013 list. Also making the Fortune 500 again were Textron Inc. (No. 228) and United Natural Foods Inc. (No. 427). more
MIDDLETOWN – Congressional, Pentagon and defense-industry leaders will gather in Newport in September for an event focused on the future of innovation and technology in the defense arena. more
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