Job Creation by the Tanker Deal

July 11, 2010 at 12:32 pm Leave a comment

“If EADS wins the contract, about 48,000 workers across the U.S. will build the tanker using more than 200 suppliers, the company said. EADS has promised to also build the commercial freighter version of the Airbus 330-200 ¬— upon which the tanker is based — in Mobile if its bid is accepted.”

“Boeing contends that the company and its 800 suppliers would support about 50,000 jobs in the U.S. Boeing’s tanker model is based on its 767 airplane.”

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