Rutlandís GE Aviation plant will share in a $197 million Navy engine contract for the F/A-18E/F carrier-based fighter, the office of Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., announced Monday.
The contract to build 52 engines is being apportioned among several GE plants.
GE Rutlandís share of the contract is $23.7 million, or 12 percent of the award.
The plants on Columbian Avenue and Windcrest Road have more than 1,000 workers. The plants make airfoils for a variety of military and commercial jet engines.
ďGE Rutland and its workforce continue to prove their skill and success as a forward-leaning manufacturer and as a corporate citizen of Vermont,Ē Leahy said in a statement. ďThis contract reaffirms the value of GE Rutlandís products to our national defense and the confidence that the Navy has in their work.ĒMORE IN World/National BusinessWhen stepping onto the grounds of the Summit Lodge and Resort in Killington, guests are greeted... Full StoryA glass of beer looks simple, but the process of making it is complex. Full StoryMichelle Kingston, who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Biology, was raised on... Full Story
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