Local Jobs Could Be Affected By Engine Development Stoppage

By Maureen Mespell

March 24, 2011 Updated Mar 24, 2011 at 9:41 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – Congressman Mike Pence from District 6 is not happy about the Defense Department stopping development of the F-136 joint strike fighter alternate engine.

Defense officials say it's too costly. Pence says we need it in our military to remain competitive. It could reportedly affect hundreds of jobs at the local GE plant.

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