Lockheed Martin http://ripr.org en Expanding Rhode Island's Defense Industry http://ripr.org/post/expanding-rhode-islands-defense-industry <p>A state commission formed to preserve and expand defense-related businesses in Rhode Island holds its latest meeting Thursday.</p><p></p><p>The Defense Economy Planning Commission was created in 2010. The 25-member panel includes state legislators, as well as representatives of private businesses, the National Guard, chambers of commerce, and branches of state government.</p><p></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 12:43:59 +0000 Ian Donnis 14920 at http://ripr.org