military spending http://kplu.org en Boeing plans more defense cuts as U.S. budget shrinks http://kplu.org/post/boeing-plans-more-defense-cuts-us-budget-shrinks <p></p><p>Boeing executives say they’re cutting costs out of the defense side of their business to cope with shrinking U.S. military spending.</p><p>Here in the Puget Sound region, we associate Boeing with commercial jets. But the company has a massive defense business making everything from radar systems to fighter jets. That side of the business has trimmed billions of dollars in recent years because of declining U.S. military spending. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 22:58:01 +0000 Ashley Gross 7842 at http://kplu.org Boeing plans more defense cuts as U.S. budget shrinks