Aerospace and Defense

Boeing Opens New Commercial Airplane Facility in Missouri

Boeing Co. opened their first commercial aircraft facility in St. Louis, Missouri. The 424,000 sq. ft. facility will be used to manufacture composite parts for the new 777X commercial jetliner. Production ... Read More

Missouri Talent to Build Additional $7 Billion in Boeing Military Jets

Boeing’s Missouri-based Defense Space and Security division has attained approval to sell Missouri-made fighter jets to Kuwait and Qatar. The deal worth an estimated $7 billion has the possibility of adding ... Read More

Boeing Unveils New Missouri-Made T-X Trainer

Boeing’s Missouri-based Defense, Space & Security division unveiled their new T-X advanced pilot trainer first production jet, co-developed by Saab, in the hopes of winning a coveted contract with the U.S. ... Read More

Missouri Companies Soar To New Heights In Aerospace & Defense

Every day companies across Missouri are building, maintaining and supporting the latest in military aviation, ordinance, equipment, and training and support systems that help defend our country. Now, once again, the ... Read More

Missouri’s Aerospace and Defense Leadership On Display in UK

Every two years, military buyers and manufacturers from around the world gather in Farnborough, England, for the Farnborough International Airshow. And Missouri is well represented. Missouri has a rich history in ... Read More

Missouri Ranks 5th for Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness; & 2nd for Taxes

Missouri recently ranked 5th in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 2016 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings among the 50 U.S. states. The rankings are based on a weighted average of costs, industry size, and infrastructure, stability ... Read More

Missouri Takes Off At The Farnborough International Airshow

Right outside London, every two years, the latest in military aviation takes to the skies. And in 2016, Missouri was front and center. The Farnborough International Airshow is known for showing ... Read More

U.S. Navy Continues to Grow Missouri’s Military Supply Chain

Earlier this week, Missouri-based defense contractor Arnold Defense announced they had been awarded a U.S. Navy contract for several hundred rocket launchers and related equipment worth more than $19 million. This ... Read More

Advanced Manufacturing Firm R&S Machining investing $6 million in Missouri

R&S Machining, which makes aerospace components and does machining work for other industries, is investing $6 million to build a second facility to handle current and anticipated growth. The company plans ... Read More

Growth in Missouri’s Aviation and Aerospace Industry Led by Boeing and ATS

Missouri has seen a tremendous growth in the aviation and aerospace industry with over 2,500 new jobs announced within the last year and a half alone, including Boeing’s plans to create ... Read More