Specifically, it will be serving the Kirtland US Air Force Base and other US military customers. The facility is due to open in early 2023
“This expansion will enhance our ability to support our customers’ missions as their national security space needs evolve,” said Troy Brashear, vp of national security systems at Northrop Grumman. “In addition to creating new aerospace jobs, we look forward to working alongside our local customers as Albuquerque flourishes as a hub for advanced space technology initiatives to protect our country.”
The company is the first organization to announce a stand-alone building at the new mixed-use site, which is located just north of an Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) facility. Construction is expected to be completed within a year, by February 2023.
The company also recently announced that it was committing to Net Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its operations by 2035.