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 Hood, 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 Hood, 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
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