Raytheon, the defence and aerospace group, is set to expand its Special Mission Zone Aircraft facility in Deeside and create 50 new jobs.
The expansion comes as part of a £1m investment in the firm and is backed by the Welsh Government business finance.
The investment will allow for the creation of a Centre of Excellence for design and programme management for UK and International customers, as well as an improvement in Research and Development activities.
Raytheon UK designs, develops and manufactures a range of electronic systems and software across its facilities across the UK as a supplier to the Ministry of Defence. 110 people are currently employed at the site in North Wales.
Raytheon UK chief executive, Richard Daniel, said: “The new office building, commencing next year, will reinvigorate the Broughton site and lead to it becoming the Centre of Excellence for design and programme management for domestic and international customers.
“Raytheon’s Broughton site will become the Head Office for the Airborne Solutions business and it is envisaged that the new project would create 50 jobs in Wales over 18 months, in a number of different disciplines.
“The increase in capacity with the new facility enables Raytheon to address burgeoning international markets with new customers, such as border control authorities and civil contingencies agencies.”