With a unique and diverse concentration of defense and cybersecurity businesses, commercial aerospace companies, a skilled engineering workforce, and military bases and commands, Colorado Springs is a national epicenter for the aerospace and defense industries.
The Colorado Springs region is home to more than 240 aerospace and defense companies, and the operations of key national defense commands. Some of the world’s most advanced technologies in global positioning, cybersecurity and satellite communications are housed in Colorado Springs. These organizations both produce and attract a highly-skilled and dedicated workforce of technology and engineering experts, as well as military service members and veterans.
The aerospace, aviation and defense industry overall is Colorado Springs’ top economic engine, and the Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC is dedicated to continuing to grow the industry in our region.
Our top-secret defense and intelligence operations might be flying under the radar, but our innovation is worth noticing.