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More than $1 billion to be invested in Missouri’s military aviation industry

MakeThumbnail.aspxProvisions in the omnibus bill include:

  • $1 billion for seven EA-18G Growlers and five F-18E/F Super Hornets – built at Boeing’s St. Louis facility
  • $29.5 million for the construction of a 70,000-square-foot facility at Whiteman Air Force Base to enhance U.S. strategic stealth bomber and deterrence capabilities
  • $128.2 million for upgrades to C-130 aircraft at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base

Learn more on the St. Louis Public Radio website