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Published:September 3rd, 2007 14:54 EST
The KC-30 Tanker State-by-State Economic Impact

The KC-30 Tanker State-by-State Economic Impact

By SOP newswire

The KC-30 Tanker aircraft will be assembled in Mobile, Ala., and employ 25,000 American workers at 230 U.S. companies in 49 states. It will be built by a world-class industrial team led by Northrop Grumman, and includes EADS North America, General Electric Aviation and Sargent Fletcher.

The aircraft is based on the A330 Multi-role Tanker Transport, which was selected in the last three international tanker competitions to support the air forces of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.

Alabama
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Will Generate 5,000 New Jobs in Alabama and Increase Economic Impact to $1 Billion Annually
Aug 14, 2007 "Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker program will create 5,000 new jobs throughout Alabama if the KC-30 Tanker aircraft is selected by the U.S. Air Force. The KC-30 program will generate an additional $280 million annually in economic growth in Alabama, bringing the team`s total economic impact to more than $1 billion annually. More

Arkansas
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Will Create Aerospace Jobs and Generate Economic Activity in Arkansas
Aug 23, 2007 "Northrop Grumman and its KC-30 Tanker supply base will generate significant economic activity and support 150 direct aerospace jobs in Arkansas. With a KC-30 win, Northrop Grumman and its KC-30 industry team will support hundreds of indirect jobs throughout the state and generate a combined economic impact of $31 million annually. More

Florida
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Will Generate 2,000 New Jobs and Bolster Economic Growth in Florida
Aug 8, 2007 "Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker program will create more than 2,000 new jobs throughout Florida if the KC-30 Tanker aircraft is selected by the U.S. Air Force. Additionally, the KC-30 Tanker program will generate economic activity in Florida nearing $100 million annually. More

Georgia
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Team Will Support 4,200 Jobs in Georgia and Generate Economic Activity Statewide
Aug 22, 2007 "Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker team will support more than 4,200 direct and indirect jobs throughout Georgia if the KC-30 Tanker aircraft is selected by the U.S. Air Force. The KC-30 program will generate an additional $11 million annually in economic growth in Georgia, bringing the team`s total direct and indirect economic impact to $440 million annually. More

Illinois
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Team Will Support 4,300 Additional Jobs Throughout Illinois and Generate Economic Activity Approaching $2 Billion
Aug 30, 2007 "Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker team will create and sustain more than 4,300 jobs throughout Illinois if the KC-30 Tanker aircraft is selected by the U.S. Air Force. Additionally, Northrop Grumman and the KC-30 Tanker supply base will generate economic activity in Illinois approaching $2 billion annually. More

Louisiana
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Will Create Aerospace Jobs and Generate Economic Activity in Louisiana
Aug 23, 2007 "Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker team will generate economic activity and support aerospace jobs in Louisiana if the KC-30 Tanker aircraft is selected by the U.S. Air Force. Northrop Grumman and KC-30 teammate EADS generate a combined direct and indirect economic activity of $600 million annually. Northrop Grumman and the KC-30 industry team support more than 5,500 jobs throughout the state and inject $265 million in employee salaries into the economy each year. More

Mississippi
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Will Bolster Economic Growth and Create Aerospace Jobs in Mississippi
Aug 15, 2007 "Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker program will contribute nearly $12 million annually to Mississippi`s economy if the KC-30 Tanker aircraft is selected by the U.S. Air Force. Northrop Grumman and principal KC-30 teammate EADS currently employ 11,000 Mississippians, support more than 34,000 jobs statewide and bring a combined economic impact of $2 billion annually to Mississippi. Northrop Grumman injects an employee payroll of $574 million into the state`s economy each year. More

Tennessee
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Will Generate $245 Million in Economic Activity Annually and Support 3,800 Jobs in Tennessee
Aug 24, 2007 "Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker team will support 3,800 direct and indirect jobs throughout Tennessee if the KC-30 Tanker aircraft is selected by the U.S. Air Force. The KC-30 program will generate an additional $245 million annually in economic activity in Tennessee, bringing the team`s total economic impact to $445 million annually. Northrop Grumman and teammate EADS spend more than $200 million annually in Tennessee, and, with their KC-30 supplier network, support 1,300 workers. Northrop Grumman`s current workforce in Tennessee earns nearly $20 million annually. More

Texas
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Team Will Support 4,900 Jobs and Generate Economic Activity Exceeding $600 Million in Texas
Aug 23, 2007 "Northrop Grumman and its KC-30 Tanker industry team will generate economic activity and support thousands of aerospace jobs throughout Texas if the KC-30 Tanker aircraft is selected by the U.S. Air Force. Northrop Grumman and teammate EADS generate direct economic activity in Texas that exceeds $400 million annually. Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 supply base in Texas currently generates $230 million in direct economic activity annually and employs nearly 2,900 Texans across the state. More

Virginia
Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker Will Create Aerospace Jobs and Generate Economic Activity in Virginia
Aug 22, 2007 "Northrop Grumman`s KC-30 Tanker team will generate economic activity and create aerospace jobs in Virginia if the KC-30 Tanker aircraft is selected by the U.S. Air Force. Northrop Grumman - Virginia`s largest non-retail employer - and KC-30 teammate EADS generate direct and indirect economic activity exceeding $7 billion annually in Virginia. Northrop Grumman and the KC-30 industry team support more than 33,000 direct and indirect jobs throughout the state and inject more than $2 billion in employee salaries into the economy each year.

Source:Northrop Grumman Corporation