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Raytheon kicks off $115 million expansion at Alabama missile factory

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Raytheon on Tuesday officially launched a $115 million expansion of its Redstone Raytheon Missile Integration Facility, which will increase the factory’s space for integrating and delivering on critical defense programs by more than 50%.

The 26,000 square-foot expansion project will also bring an estimated 185 new jobs to Huntsville site, growing the employee footprint of Raytheon and its parent company RTX in Alabama to more than 2,200 people.

“This important investment in the Huntsville region will help us meet the growing needs of our military customers and service members,” Raytheon President Phil Jasper said.

“It will also ready our operations to accelerate delivery of our vital counter-hypersonic solution.”

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