Sen. Portman talks economy, jobs at Humvee design unveiling
Ohio Sen. Portman talks to workers at Jet Machine and Manufacturing
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman visited Cincinnati today to meet with Jet Machine and Manufacturing workers and help unveil potentially groundbreaking Humvee technology.
Sen. Portman was at Jet Machine to address concerns of workers and discuss ways to grow the economy and create jobs.
Jet Machine also unveiled the HMMWV-SBC, which promises to protect Humvees and other military vehicles from roadside bombs. The "SBC," or Structural Blast Chimney, can vent explosive energy up through a blast channel in the center of the vehicle.