View Full Version : Looking up: Air Force Plant 42 sees hiring increase

02-14-2009, 03:01 PM
PALMDALE - Employment at Air Force Plant 42 picked up during the last six months of 2008, thanks primarily to hiring at Northrop Grumman Corp. That hiring trend is expected to continue as the company ramps up development of the Navy's unmanned demonstrator aircraft, the X-47B, and production of the F-35 joint strike fighter. "We did hit our staffing target last year; however, we're still looking to add another 500 people by the end of the year," Northrop spokesman Jim Hart said. The Air Force production flight test facility reported employment of 7,039 at the various contractor sites, up from...


02-14-2009, 03:11 PM
Just wait until MulattoBoy hears about this....jobs in defense. They're doomed.