November 28, 2023
Today, government, military and defense industry leaders attended a grand opening event for the University of Oklahoma’s new Sooner Advanced Manufacturing Lab. The lab enables research and workforce development to support the growing defense industry in Oklahoma.
October 18, 2023
General (ret) Robin Rand has been named Interim Executive Director of the Oklahoma Aerospace and Defense Innovation Institute at the University of Oklahoma, effective Oct. 16, 2023. The University of Oklahoma and the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center announced the passing of Lt Gen (ret) Donald “Gene” Kirkland on Oct. 5, 2023. Kirkland served as the institute’s inaugural executive director since 2021.