Lockheed picks Alabama, Georgia for LMXT tanker assembly, conversion work

By Briana Reilly / January 31, 2022 at 11:02 AM
Lockheed Martin announced today it plans to build its offering for the Air Force's KC-Y bridge tanker competition in Mobile, AL, and Marietta, GA, should its LMXT aircraft win the service's contract. The manufacturing work would be split into two phases between the sites, with Airbus’ Mobile site assembling the A330 airliners, and tanker conversion work following at Lockheed’s Marietta facility, Larry Gallogly, Lockheed’s LMXT program head, told reporters Monday. “We did our evaluation based on what we thought would...

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