Aerospace & Defense
Somerset County is expanding broadband service with help from a $65,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), Lt. Governor Anthony Brown today announced. The funding, provided by DBED’s Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund (MEDAAF), will be used to install fiber optics throughout the
The second annual InvestMaryland Challenge is in full swing. If your business is in need of a jump start, check out this site for more information about the national business competition. The Challenge offers applicants free admission to networking events, social media promotion, scoring and feedback from judges, exposure to venture capital firms and angel investors
Incorrect weather data may leave you without an umbrella on a rainy day, but its effects can also be far more severe. “Maybe you’re left unprepared for the next hurricane, maybe life is lost or property is damaged, maybe the crops aren’t watered on time. Accurate weather data is really
Air travel is big business in Maryland, a recent report from the Maryland Aviation Administration shows. While Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport attracts the overwhelming majority of Maryland’s air traffic, 35 additional public use, general aviation and scheduled commercial service airports also serve the state. According to the report, these 36 landing facilities produced
Lockheed Martin announced today that it will be relocating approximately 70 jobs from its Johnstown, Pennsylvania Global Supply Chain Services (GSCS) facility to its Middle River, MD site. The company says that transition of the work to Middle River will begin immediately and will continue over the next several months.
Governor Martin O’Malley will join members of Maryland’s Federal Facilities Advisory Board (FFAB) today in Annapolis for the release of the Board’s strategic plan to support the State’s federal community. The plan outlines more than two dozen actions the State could take to better leverage the potential of government labs,
A key component of Maryland’s growth of the space industry on the Lower Eastern Shore — Wallops Flight Facility near Chincoteague, VA – lit up the sky on Tuesday night over a large section of the eastern seaboard. NASA successfully launched a Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital rocket at 5:50 p.m. EST
By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Space suits, moon missions, augmented reality glasses and tennis rackets — Juxtopia has a new take on them all. The 10-year-old company spun out of Morgan State University has evolved from its biomedical information technology roots and is a new resident of the Emerging
By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDbizMedia ELTA Systems Ltd., an Israeli defense electronics firm and the world’s fourth-largest radar manufacturer, plans to hire 100 people at its newly opened U.S. headquarters in Howard County, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Wednesday. ELTA North America, the company’s U.S. subsidiary, has leased 7,500 square
by Maureen Kilcullen, DBED Marketing & Communications If the sound of the Joint Strike Fighter flying overhead didn’t tip off visitors, certainly the street signs did. Cautionary signs like “Aircraft Taking Off” and “Yield to Landing Aircraft” lined the roads on Naval Air Station Patuxent River on Maryland’s southern peninsula.