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Defense Industry
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The Naval Undersea Warfare Center and R.I. Commerce Corporation have formed a partnership that will feature a NUWC employee on a two-year assignment at the commerce offices in an effort to strengthen the state economy through the defense and ocean technology sectors. more
Manufacturing has taken a positive turn with signals that orders and production are poised to continue the trend upward. Small and large companies are ramping up hiring, training and operations activity, while support from the new state … more
The Brickle Group has been awarded a $29.3 million contract – the largest it has won in years – by the U.S. Defense Department to produce berets for American military personnel, the Woonsocket Call has reported. more
Higher aviation, systems and industrial sales fueled increases in income and revenue in Textron Inc.’s first quarter. more
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport, has held the post since 2009. She discusses the state's current economic health, what voters can expect from the Senate in 2016 and why she supports a proposed Tiverton casino. … more
Two years ago, a change in military attire led to a deep cut in production at The Brickle Group, the Woonsocket-based manufacturer of berets for military personnel. Following a decision made by a then-commanding general, only the U.S. … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corp. is part of a team that has been awarded a $55 million Naval Sea Systems Command contract for submarine work. Through the five-year contract, SEA Corp. will work alongside Manassas, … more
Bell Helicopter is reviving its vision of finding a civilian market for an aircraft that takes off like a helicopter and cruises like a plane. more
PROVIDENCE – The annual value of defense contracts awarded in the state has more than tripled since fiscal 2007, bucking a downward national trend in the value of such contracts, according to a report by the Department of Defense's Office of … more
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