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Boeing's T-X T2 takes off in its first flight. (Courtesy of Boeing)

Boeing says T-X program would be based in St. Louis

Boeing says T-X program would be based in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – A major defense contract from the Air Force could have major benefits for the city of St. Louis. This week, Boeing announced that if awarded the contract for the Air Force’s T-C training jets, it would assemble them at its St. Louis facility. The U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training competition, known

Boeing's T-X T2 takes off in its first flight. (Courtesy of Boeing)

St. Louis’ Boeing vies with two others for major defense contract

The United States’ next trainer plane could be built on foreign soil. A major defense contract for the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training competition, known as the T-X Trainer, is scheduled to be decided by the end of 2017, and the price tag attached to the contract weighs in at a whopping $16 billion.

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