Aerospace firm to create 350 jobs in Oklahoma

Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 By: Tim Talley Source: The Associated Press

An aerospace manufacturer that produces unmanned aircraft plans to locate its operations center in Oklahoma City and create more than 350 jobs over the next five years, Gov. Mary Fallin said Tuesday.

Nevada-based Valkyrie Systems Aerospace has formed a partnership with the state to operate manufacturing facilities as well as flight operations and training in the Oklahoma City area, Fallin said.

The governor said creation of an aircraft manufacturing facility will help diversify the state’s economy and expand its role as a leader in the aerospace and unmanned aircraft systems industries.

“Our talented workforce and low cost of doing business along with a good quality of life makes Oklahoma very attractive for growing companies like Valkyrie,” Fallin said.

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