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Cyber defense contractor opens Augusta office

The first defense contractor associated with the Army Cyber Command at Fort Gordon has opened...liaison for much of the base's anticipated growth, said many defense contractor jobs will come from companies who are already in Augusta and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-24/cyber-defense-contractor-o
Defense contractor plans new Augusta office

...headquartered in Warrington, Penn., has five other offices in Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia. In addition to being a defense contractor, the company has commercial clients, such as ArcelorMittal and Asplundh."The Augusta office enables us to continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-22/defense-contractor-plans-n
Tax-free weekend is same for first time

...security. @SCUTTLEBIZ is the place to get breaking business news tweets.Cyber command change attracts another defense contractor to locate in Augusta. Visitor spending in August expected at $1.8 million. Captain D's franchisee evaluating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-07-25/tax-free-we
Foreign-owned companies responsible for nearly 10,000 jobs in Augusta

...such as Japan-based Bridgestone, which makes passenger tires in Graniteville, England-based BAE Systems, a defense contractor with a parts plant in Aiken, and a pair of German-based firms, MTU's diesel engine factory in Graniteville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-05/foreign-owned-companies-cr
State school superintendent candidates debate Common Core at forum

...Kay Bacallao, Quitman County Superintendent Allen Fort, former Dekalb School board member Nancy Jester, former defense contractor Fitz Johnson, academic coach and former teacher Kira Willis and educator Richard Woods spoke about their platforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-20/state-school-superintendent-c
Augusta debris removal requires additional $5 million

...debris-hauling company from Florida, saw its $8 million contract increase by $3.2 million and Leidos, a national defense contractor based in Virginia, saw its debris-monitoring fee increase from $600,000 to $1.9 million.Both contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-18/augusta-debris-removal-requir
Lockheed Martin buying Northrop for $8 million

...Lockheed Martin Corp., the nation's biggest defense contractor, just keeps getting bigger. The maker of the F-16...merge in 1994 and are now the nation's No. 6 defense contractor. Separately, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/04/biz_210822.shtml
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Company hopes to uncover shale oil

BOSTON --- A major defense contractor is selling technology to a large oilfield services company...rock and carry it to a well. The world's fifth-largest defense contractor isn't the only company focusing on microwaves or other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/22/bus_182522.shtml
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Raytheon cutting 14,000 jobs

LEXINGTON, Mass. -- Defense contractor Raytheon Co. is slashing about 14,000 jobs over two years in an effort to cut costs. The cuts come in the defense contractor's Raytheon Systems Company and amount to 16 percent of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/08/bus_241212.shtml
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Jet maker to be purchased

ATLANTA -- Flying back into the civilian airplane market, defense contractor General Dynamics Corp. will buy Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., the Savannah-based maker of luxury business jets, for about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/18/bus_261636.shtml
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