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North Carolina Tries to Lure Military Contractors

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North Carolina Tries to Lure Military Contractors

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In a North Carolina factory that used to sew clothing, Tactronics now manufactures armored vehicles like this Humveee. Megan V. Williams for NPR hide caption

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In a North Carolina factory that used to sew clothing, Tactronics now manufactures armored vehicles like this Humveee.

Megan V. Williams for NPR

Eastern North Carolina is gearing up for an influx of military personnel as the Pentagon closes bases around the country. The state is banking on military contractors to follow them and has launched an aggressive strategy to get their business.

From member station WHQR, Megan Williams reports.