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May 31, 2012 | By Troy Carter

2012 Report: National Economic Impact from TechLink Activities, 2000-2011

The results of a study undertaken to estimate the national economic impact of TechLink-brokered partnerships between the Department of Defense and US industry from 2000-2011 have been announced. The study found just over $1 billion in new sales supporting 5,768 jobs.

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The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) performs a passing exercise with the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and the Hellenic Navy's Elli-class frigate HN Kountouriotis (F-462). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael B. Zingaro)