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GE has said it is cutting as many as 13,000 jobs in its jet engine business after the coronavirus pandemic devastated the aerospace industry, a development the Defense Department has no doubt noticed.
GE Aviation last month announced plans to accelerate cost-cutting by permanently cutting its global workforce by as much as 25% this year.
Work for the new contract will be performed in Cincinnati, and is expected to be completed Jan. 31, 2021. Funds in the amount of $15,868,844 are being obligated at the time of award.
The contract came from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.