FTI is expanding its operations in Colorado Springs, establishing the Operational Research Bridge for Innovation & Technology (ORBIT Center) to support the Department of Defense (DoD) and mission partners in space-related defense and operations solutions. The new 46,000 square-foot secure facility will serve as a Center of Excellence. The expansion is expected to begin by December 31, 2024, with an investment of $15 million, creating 200 well-paying jobs.
Colorado Springs Mayor Yemi Mobolade welcomed the expansion, highlighting the city’s business-friendly environment and strong defense economy. Congressman Doug Lamborn also praised the expansion’s importance for national security. The Colorado Springs City Council approved incentives of up to $102,590 to support the project.
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