A.V. LOSES WORK ON PLANE BOEING GETS PACT FOR OCEAN-PATROL CRAFT.
Byline: Jim Skeen Staff Writer
PALMDALE - Boeing will develop a new ocean-patrol aircraft out its 737 airliner, Pentagon Pentagon
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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is a leading multinational aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta. proposal that had included work in Palmdale.
Boeing's multimission maritime aircraft contract is potentially worth $15 billion over a 10-year production run and could employ some 1,600 people in Seattle, Maryland and St. Louis, Boeing said.
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The loss to Boeing will not cut Palmdale jobs, Knippel said.
``We still have a very good business base in Palmdale,'' Knippel said.
The two proposals had been closely matched. Pentagon officials said one of the major reasons for choosing Boeing was the ability to tap into an existing aircraft production line to both build the aircraft and conduct future modifications.
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The Navy wants 109 new multimission maritime aircraft to replace the aging fleet of 223 Lockheed-built P-3C Orion aircraft.
The initial contract is for $3.9 billion to further develop the plane and to build the first seven aircraft.
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