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Lockheed's Latest Project Expected to Create Over 100 Jobs

Officials at Lockheed Martin in Owego say the plant is in a period of growth.

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer joined workers to celebrate the $1.28 billion contract defense contract awarded to Lockheed and Sikorsky to build new combat rescue helicopters for the U.S. Air Force.

The project is expected to create about 130 jobs in the Southern Tier.

Schumer says the new helicopters are  top priority and are essential for rescue missions.


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