Aerospace & Defense

Cutting-Edge Technology & Talent

Round Rock is quickly and intentionally emerging as a leading location for the aerospace and defense industry due to the city’s pro-business climate and abundant veteran and military workforce. Round Rock is home to thousands of current and former military personnel from nearby bases like Fort Cavazos, Joint Base San Antonio and Camp Mabry.

The city is home to Army Futures Command’s Resource Operations Center, global  headquarters of Dell Technologies and other military contractors and suppliers.

Defense Innovation Fund

The purpose of the fund is to spur and accelerate the growth of defense innovation-focused companies at various levels of the startup lifecycle.

Round Rock Advantage

15 miles to Army Futures Command HQ in downtown Austin

200+ employees at Army Futures Command’s Resource Operations Center in Round Rock

50 miles from Fort Cavazos, largest active duty armored post in the U.S.

3,000 Total Aerospace, Aviation and Defense Workforce in Greater Austin Metro

159,000 Veterans in the area with security clearance

3,400 Annual Military Exits from military bases in the seven counties surrounding Round Rock

Defense Industry Ecosystem in greater Round Rock

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Danielle Morrissey

Danielle Morrissey

Director of Business Attraction