Aerospace & Defense

US B-52 Nuclear Bombers Setting Up for Return to 24-Hour Alert

In an exclusive report at Defense One, Marcus Weisgerber reveals that the U.S. Air Force is preparing to place the nation's nuclear-armed B-52 bomber fleet back on 24-hour alert. The ...
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Boeing Posts Another 52-Week High, Remains DJIA’s Top Performer

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price rose by 1.5% last week, maintaining the stock's top ranking as the best performer among the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones ...
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Will Boeing Build More 767s?

Two major Asian carriers have said this week that they plan to spend a combined total of about $19.5 billion on new passenger jets from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). But ...
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Boeing to Add Stealth in Planned Overhaul of F/A-18 Super Hornet

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is considering a plan to overhaul its venerable F/A-18 Super Hornet to include structural upgrades and a stealth coating that would extend the plane's flight-hour limit ...
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Airbus Pokes Trump, Boeing With Bombardier Deal

In an agreement announced on Monday, Airbus has agreed to provide support for Bombardier's C Series aircraft in exchange for a 50.01% stake in "C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership" (CSALP), ...
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Boeing, ‘Scared Stupid’ by Trump, Went After Bombardier

On the airline's conference call Wednesday, Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) CEO Ed Bastian said the he does not expect Delta to have to pay the 80% tariff recommended ...
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Massive Saudi Defense Order Should Boost Top US Companies

As if the defense and aerospace investors needed more good news, the U.S. State Department recently approved a possible foreign military sale of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System ...
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Boeing Shares Rose 2% Last Week, Cementing Its Place as DJIA’s Top Performer

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price rose by 1.7% last week, maintaining the stock's stranglehold as the best performer among the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Recapping Boeing’s Hyperactive Thursday

Thursday was a crowded news cycle for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). First the company announced the acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences. Then a small Seattle firm, Zunum Aero, which Boeing ...
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Boeing Deliveries Climb in Q3

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced this morning that it delivered 202 commercial jets in the third quarter, well above the 169 it delivered in the first quarter and the 183 ...
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Engine Failure Forces Emergency Landing for Airbus A380

An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet with 497 passengers aboard Air France flight 66 from Paris to Los Angeles was forced to make an emergency landing Saturday in Canada after one ...
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Boeing Shares Slipped Last Week, but Stock Still DJIA’s Top Performer

Even though Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price dipped by 0.9% last week, the stock remains the best performer among the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Chinese Jet Completes Second Test Flight, Company Announces Wide-Body

Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China, better known as Comac, completed the second test flight of its single-aisle passenger jet, the C919, on Thursday. The new airplane aims at the same ...
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Top Analyst Says Buy These 5 Defense Stocks Into Year’s End

In a turbulent world, investors often lean on defense stocks, and with good reason. As the international stage becomes ever more dangerous, the United States and other countries beef up ...
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Lockheed Martin Delivers Double Win for Investors on Dividends and Buybacks

It's a good time to be in the defense and warfare business. Just ask Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) and its competitors. The geopolitical woes of 2017 include the Middle ...
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