BAE Systems’ facility latest chapter in Cedar Rapids’ reputation as tech leader

Grassley BAE dedication
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (left) speaks at the dedication ceremony for BAE Systems' new Cedar Rapids facility Nov. 1. Also pictured are (L-R) BAE Systems' Luke Bishop and John Watkins, Congresswoman Ashley Hinson and Cedar Rapids mayor Tiffany O'Donnell. CREDIT RICHARD PRATT
A $137 million capital investment; 800 on-site employees; 278,000 square feet on 32.5 acres. More than 1.5 million devices delivered company-wide. An estimated $14.5 million in local and state tax incentives. All heady numbers for BAE Systems’ new military GPS research, development and manufacturing facility, an imposing new presence just west of Interstate 380 at […]
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