Rutland GE plant to share in $197M Navy contract

Rutland’s GE Aviation plant will share in a $197 million Navy engine contract for the F/A-18E/F 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 Rutland’s share of the contract is $23.7 million or 12 percent of the award.

The Rutland plant has more than 1,000 workers.

“GE Rutland and its workforce continue to prove their skill and success as a forward-leaning manufacturer and as a corporate citizen of Vermont,” Leahy said in a statement. “This contract reaffirms the value of GE Rutland’s products to our national defense and the confidence that the Navy has in their work.”

One Response to Rutland GE plant to share in $197M Navy contract

  1. Where’s Bernie about this?  He must be beside himself with the GE product and the fact that the money is going to a corporation on the backs of the little people…..

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