This story was originally published in St. Louis Business Journal on January 5, 2017.
By Angela Mueller| bizjournals.com/stlouis
“Boeing Co. has increased production at its JDAM program in St. Louis as the U.S. military’s rising reliance on air power in the Middle East is increasing demand.
Boeing is producing about 120 GPS guidance kits for the JDAM (joint direct attack munition) daily at its local plant, up from about 40 in early 2015, the Wall Street Journal reports. Greg Coffey, Boeing’s JDAM programs director, told the newspaper that he expects production to reach 150 a day by next July, taking production rates to a rate not seen since the early days of the Iraq War…”Read More