Aviation company to expand in Loudoun County
Defense Technology Equipment Inc., a provider of aviation logistics and procurement solutions, plans to expand in Loudoun County, a $866,500 project expected to add 20 jobs to its workforce.
Defense Technology Equipment provides aftermarket sales and distribution of spare parts for military aircraft. It has been in the field of military aerospace and aviation logistics support since 1989.
Its offices are located 15 minutes from Washington, D.C., and it has a distribution center and warehouse near Dulles International Airport.
The company is a 2014 graduate of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s award-winning Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program. VALET is an application-based, two-year international export acceleration program.
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership will support DTE’s new job creation through its Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP).
VJIP provides consultative services and funding to companies creating new jobs or experiencing technological change to support employee training activities. As a business incentive supporting economic development, VJIP reduces the human resource costs of new and expanding companies. VJIP is state-funded, demonstrating Virginia’s commitment to enhancing job opportunities for its citizens.