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Defense Development

Equipped for Growth

We build strong relationships with our military partners and the private businesses that support them to ensure the Pikes Peak region remains a global leader in aerospace education, research, and innovation.

The aerospace and defense industry accounts for 40+% of the Colorado Springs economy with more than 111,000 employed in the industry and an annual economic impact of more than $7 billion. Colorado Springs has five military installations and more than 84,000 veterans. The region is committed to helping aerospace and defense companies thrive in the region with many educational and workforce programs designed to meet industry needs.

Major Employers

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Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC

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