As a defense contractor, we feel a strong connection to previous generations of defense industry pioneers who worked so hard at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, doing their part to defend our great Nation.
Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) February 4, 2010
Atair Aerospace (Atair - http://www.atair.com) has announced its relocation to New York City's historic Brooklyn Navy Yard Industrial Park. Atair's new facility features 10,500 square feet of corporate offices and state-of-the-art military parachute and electronic system manufacturing spaces.
Atair's new facility improves manufacturing efficiencies and prepares the Company for anticipated growth. In addition, the newly remodeled Navy Yard facilities will save Atair an estimated 30% in annual operations costs and improve the quality of life for employees. "The Navy Yard is a good fit for our organization. Atair is focused on developing life-saving military, disaster relief and humanitarian resupply equipment and attracting high-tech jobs to the Brooklyn area," said Atair's Chief Operating Officer, Rick Zaccari. He further added, "As a defense contractor, we feel a strong connection to previous generations of defense industry pioneers who worked so hard at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, doing their part to defend our great Nation."
Established in 1801, the Brooklyn Navy Yard served as one of America's preeminent military facilities for more than 150 years. Closed by the federal government in 1966, the City of New York subsequently assumed ownership and re-opened the Yard as an industrial park. The Navy Yard now operates at 99% capacity and has launched an expansion program to meet significant demand for space from new industrial tenants. The Navy Yard presently houses more than 230 private-sector firms that provide approximately 4,000 permanent jobs, half of which are held by Brooklyn residents.
Headquartered in New York City's Historic Brooklyn Navy Yard, Atair is one of the leading engineering firms specializing in advanced guided parachute and Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) recovery parachute systems. Atair's inventive products and technologies include the Onyx™ Ultra Light (Onyx UL) and Onyx Micro Light (Onyx ML) precision airdrop systems, the Long Endurance Autonomous Powered Paraglider™ (LEAPP™) UAV, the Circinus™ GPS-Integrated Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), and the Heli-Chute™. Atair has earned contracts with the U.S. Army, DARPA, NASA, NRL, NSW, the Government of Israel, and many large defense contractors.
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