June 16, 2024

DoD Funds 8 New Microelectronics Commons Hubs

Microelectronics

The US Defense Department will award $238 million to eight regional “innovation hubs” around the country which will be a part of the new Microelectronics Commons. The hubs are expected to spur development of a domestic microelectronics manufacturing industry. Three of the hubs are located on the East Coast in Massachusetts, North Carolina, and New York.

Lex Park-California Area Tops Highest-Paying Jobs List

Military Spending

California-Lexington Park, MD, is listed on 247wallst.com’s list of cities with the highest-paying jobs, with a 2019 annual median wage of $63,040. Other details in the report: the area also has the most highly concentrated occupation of aerospace engineers.