TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 6, 2019 â Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) established a new production line for the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft last month in South Carolina as it seeks to use the refurbished hangar as manufacturing base for the F-16 Block 70 later in the year, ExecutiveBiz reported April 24.
Michele Evans, executive vice president of Lockheed’s aeronautics business, said in a company press release issued April 23 the Greenville plant is “the new home of F-16 production,” with Lockheed transferring to this site the F-16 tooling and equipment previously installed at a facility in Fort Worth, Texas.
Lockheed anticipates more than 400 new jobs in the area to support the Greenville F-16 production line.
About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic is a leadership organization and media company. Executive Mosaic offers highly coveted executive events, breaking business news on the Government Contracting industry, and robust and reliable content through seven influential websites and four consequential E-newswires. Headquarters are located in Tysons Corner, VA. www.executivemosaic.com