Budget Uncertainty Reason For C-17 Closure Timing

Boeing’s decision to shut down C-17 production is, in part, a tangible example of the effect that pressures from sequestration and an uncertain budget future are having on the U.S. aerospace industry. Boeing decided in September to close the Long Beach, Calif., final assembly line in 2015 following...

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