Raimondo to defense industry leaders: I’ve got a plan to help your businesses


NEWPORT, R.I. — Governor Raimondo on Thursday told area defense-industry leaders that she aims to transform Rhode Island’s economy into one based on innovation. “We need to move Rhode Island to a place with more innovation,” Raimondo told the audience at the Defense Innovation Days conference hosted by the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance. […]

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Sea Corp. awarded $30M contract to support NUWC in Newport

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MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corp. on Wednesday announced it has received a three-year, $30 million contract to support the Electromagnetic Department of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport. Middletown-based Sea Corp. received the award from the Naval Sea Systems Command, according to a press release. Sea Corp. is the lead contractor on the […]

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Defense export session scheduled as part of STEAM ENGINE USA

SMITHFIELD – A special business-development session for defense industry manufacturers will be held next week through STEAM Engine USA, an initiative by the R.I. Commerce Corporation that’s working to enhance economic and workforce potential by bridging the gap between designers and manufacturers. The session will be held on Tuesday at the John H. Chafee Center […]

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Defense outlook 2017: A global survey of defense-industry executives

Business leaders are growing more optimistic and think they can head off challenges from commercial firms. In October 2014, we conducted a second survey of senior executives from aerospace and defense companies around the globe to take the pulse of the industry and its outlook for the next three years. Thirty-seven industry leaders responded. More […]

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