Hundreds of jobs moving to Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth

Lockheed Martin

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Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth facility manufactures and assembles parts for the F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and other military aircraft.

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Posted on December 4, 2012 at 6:59 PM

FORT WORTH — Hundreds of jobs are coming to Fort Worth's Lockheed Martin plant.

The 560 jobs are from Lockheed's main facility in Georgia. The aerospace company is moving production jobs to Fort Worth for maintenance on the F-22 Raptor jet fighter.

About 195 of the aircraft were produced in Georgia. Employees will be offered a relocation package.

They have until January 7 to decide whether they'll make the move to Tarrant County.

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