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Boeing To End C-17 Airlifter Production In 2015

Boeing Co. announced Wednesday that it will end production of its C-17 Globemaster III military cargo jet and close the final assembly plant in Long Beach in 2015, putting as many as 3,000 jobs at risk as orders plunged in the fragile world economy.

CBS Seattle–09/18/2013

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Boeing Delivers Last C-17 To US Air Force

Boeing has delivered the final C-17 produced for the U.S. Air Force, more than two decades after the mammoth and versatile transport plane was rolled out as the Cold War wound down.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2013