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Lockheed is in the process of getting rid of 4,000 employees.
Lockheed Martin Corp has told employees it wants to close down facilities across the country, meaning that 4,000 employees will need to go by mid-2015.
The CEO of Lockheed, Marillyn Hewson has said operations will close in four locations, the first being in Newtown, Pa., which supports Space Systems.
Soon after, Akron, Ohio, which supports Mission Systems and Training will close, followed by Goodyear, Ariz., which supports Information Systems and Horizon City, Texas, which supports Missiles and Fire Control.
Another four buildings will be closed at the company's Sunnyvale, Calif., Space Systems campus.
Other Lockheed Martin locations will take the load, with some employees likely to be relocated.
In a letter to employees, Marillyn Hewson wrote: "We are announcing these decisions to provide employees with enough time to prepare for their future and to complete a structured transition of our programs."
Severance benefits will be paid to all those laid off.
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