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Dallas’ ‘Hidden Gem’ Could Become a Walkable Community After City Council Approved $390M Master Plan for Hensley Field

by | Dec 21, 2022
Since 1929, everything from WWII-era planes to F-4 Phantoms and F-14 Tomcats once buzzed Hensley Field in Southwest Dallas. Someday soon, fleets of bulldozers may be taking over—turning the site into a "walkable community" with 12,000 jobs and 6,800 residences. "This is one of the greatest projects that's going to happen in the future of the city," said City Council Member Jaynie Schultz.
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Marine Vet Creates Evacuation Tech To Light Up ‘Pathways To Safety’ in an Emergency
by | Jun 21, 2022
Go-To-Green's patented audio-visual system can detect both the sound of a fired gunshot and the pressure change made by a bullet in the air. The system lights up to direct people to the safest exit—and tracks the source of shots.

In North Texas, the system is currently being installed in Anna's city hall, and talks are underway with three school systems and a grocery chain, the startup's CEO told us.
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Irving-based Fluor receives $1.16B contract extension for Navy nuclear propulsion work [Photo: Fluor]
Irving-based Fluor Gets $1.16B Contract Extension for Navy Nuclear Propulsion Work
by | Nov 1, 2021
When you think of Irving, you probably don't think "submarines." Well, you should start. Irving is home to the headquarters of Fluor, whose subsidiary Fluor Marine Propulsion got the one-year extension to work on naval nuclear propulsion technology at Navy Nuclear Laboratory sites in New York, Pennsylvania, and Idaho. 
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Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
UTA Fires Up Heat Shield Research with New Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
by | Jul 17, 2019
The wind tunnel will be used for research funded by $1.5 million in grants from the Office of Naval Research. Speed creates heat-producing friction, and the funding will go toward studying shields to protect hypersonic vehicles.
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