The new plant is intended to help meet increased demand across U.S. military services for rocket motors, including insensitive munitions rocket motors for the U.S. Army. Read more about the new multi-building facility encompassing more than 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space and designed to optimize manufacturing flow and reduce travel time between operations on the Advanced Manufacturing Knowledge Hub.
“We’ve created a flexible and efficient production line that leverages lean manufacturing techniques and will help lower production costs,” as well as enhance safety, says Pat Nolan, vice president of missile products at Northrop Grumman.
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