PALMDALE, CA—Assemblers at Northrop Grumman Corp.’s plant here recently started to use an optical projection system to build the center fuselage of the F-35 Lighting II fighter jet. The facility was the recipient of ASSEMBLY’s 2013 Assembly Plant of the Year award.
CAMDEN, NJ—The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has awarded defense contractor Lockheed Martin another $107 million in tax credits over the next 10 years. The defense contractor will use the tax savings to defray costs of two R&D labs the company has proposed to open here.
SOUTH BEND, IN—Defense contractor AM General will soon begin recalling employees back to work at its assembly plant here in anticipation of a U.S. government contract. Up to 200 employees could be recalled.