VIRGINIA BEACH – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Global Technical Systems (GTS), a premier provider of advanced engineering solutions for defense, homeland security, and related U.S. Government and international customers, will invest $54.7 million in a new, electro-mechanical energy storage system manufacturing operation in the City of Virginia Beach.
“Global Technical Systems has called Virginia Beach home for 20 years, and an expansion of this magnitude is transformational for the city and the region,” said Governor McAuliffe, speaking at the event. “Creating well-paid, 21st-century jobs is fundamental to our mission to diversify and build the new Virginia economy, and today’s major announcement is another step forward. GTS models how traditional, defense-oriented businesses can expand their horizons and create new technologies with commercial applications that can change the world. We are proud to have GTS on the Commonwealth’s corporate roster.”