Entries by Bud McLaughlin

MSFC Director Singer Named Humanities Fellow

Alabama Humanities Foundation will honor Jody Singer, director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, as one of four fellows inducted into its 2019 class at The Colloquium. The event is Oct. 7 at Birmingham’s The Club. Singer will be honored with three other people with Alabama ties who have made significant contributions in the humanities […]

MDA Director: We Can Sleep Knowing We are Protected

It was a simple question from a Nevada congressman to the director of the Missile Defense Agency: “Am I protected?” “Yes.” “I gave that answer because I have the utmost confidence in those soldiers sitting at the console,” MDA Director Vice Adm. Jon Hill said Thursday at the 22nd Space & Missile Defense Symposium. Hill […]

Northrop Grumman Selected for Army Laser Initiative

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract for the U.S. Army Maneuver Short Range Air Defense (M-SHORAD) directed energy prototyping initiative. The program includes integrating a directed energy weapon system on a Stryker vehicle to help protect frontline combat units. The M-SHORAD directed energy prototyping initiative is managed by the Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical […]

Torch Technologies Makes “Top 100 Government Contractors” List

Torch Technologies continues to climb in the rankings of the nation’s top government contractors. In the annual Washington Technology “Top 100,” Torch Technologies was ranked 59th, up two spots from 2018. The list ranks the largest government contractors by their prime contract dollars in IT, professional services, telecommunications, and other high-tech service areas. For Huntsville-based […]

Dynetics Technical Solutions Adding Hemisphere’s Largest Electron Beam Welding System

Big things are happening for Dynetics Technical Solutions. In fact, some of the largest things in the world are happening for the Huntsville company. Dynetics Technical Solutions recently signed an agreement with Pro-Beam to acquire the largest electron beam welding system in the Western hemisphere. The 22 feet long, 22 feet wide and 22 feet […]