Video produced by Brian Fisher
Maryland plays a crucial role in our nation's defense. Our military installations generate $57.4 billion in economic impact per year. We are a thriving location for Department of Defense related activities such as biodefense, cybersecurity, avionics, informatics and ordnance and weapons testing.
Under the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process, Maryland added thousands of jobs, primarily at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Fort Meade, and the Naval National Medical Center at Bethesda.Maryland's 8,580 aerospace and defense businesses annually generate $32.82 billion in economic activity and secure $8.42 billion in federal contracts.
Watch our latest military-inspired video above and learn how Maryland is defending America.