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BAE Systems to invest $45.5 million in Alabama expansion

FARNBOROUGH, England – Governor Kay Ivey welcomed plans by global defense contractor BAE Systems to launch a major expansion that will create a substantial number of jobs and add new capabilities at its operations in Huntsville.

In an announcement coinciding with the start of the Farnborough International Airshow near London today, BAE Systems revealed the $45.5 million project to expand its operations in Alabama. The company said the expansion will create hundreds of new jobs.

“BAE Systems’ decision to carry out this significant expansion project in Huntsville is a powerful testament to the expertise that makes Alabama’s ‘Rocket City’ an aerospace hub,” said Governor Ivey, who is attending the air show with a state business development team.

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