Boeing to eliminate 50 American Jobs to become more competitive

Boeing to make job cuts at defense unit as it looks to become more competitive

Boeing is taking further steps to restructure its defense and space business.

The maker of F-18 fighter jets, Chinook helicopters and the Ground-based Midcourse Defense missile defense system will lay off 50 executives by year’s end as it looks to streamline the oversight process.

“We need to be an agile organization that is more responsive to customers’ needs and committed to continually improving productivity,” said Leanne Caret, CEO and president of Boeing’s defense, space and security division, in a press release.

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