Monday, April 15, 2013

LM expanding in Troy

TROY, Ala. -- Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Pike County Operations is expected to expand, bringing some 100 additional jobs over seven years. According to Lockheed Martin, the company determined that an expansion of the Troy facility would provide capability to meet anticipated production schedules over the next decade. The expansion would also allow for continued production of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM), as well as support for potential new production awards. The plant employs 360 workers. (Source: Dothan Eagle, 04/14/13) Troy is south of Montgomery and north of Dothan, Ala.