In the heartland of America, in the unassuming town of Olathe, Kansas, something big is stirring.

Honeywell Aerospace is laying down a hefty $84 million on the barrelhead to beef up its manufacturing muscle.

This isn’t just any old expansion; we’re talking about a significant power shift in the world of avionics, radar, and other high-flying technology that keeps the skies from becoming a demolition derby.

The company has been fueling the firepower of Uncle Sam’s finest, from the guts of jet engines to the brains in the cockpit — they’re the unsung heroes behind the scenes.