Aerospace & Defense

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Why a Boeing 787-10 Costs $298 Million

On Friday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it had finalized an order with All Nippon Airways (ANA) for three of its 787-10 Dreamliners. At a list price of nearly ...
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Boeing 777

Are Sporadic New Plane Orders Becoming a Concern for Boeing?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is currently the second best performing stock year-to-date out of the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks in 2015. The question that investors need to ask ...
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Credit Suisse Shows Top Defense Stock Picks

Defense contractors met with U.S. Department of Defense officials and members of Congress last week at a conference sponsored by Credit Suisse. On Monday morning, the bank’s analysts released a ...
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Boeing 767-2c tanker

Several-Month Delay in First Flight of New Boeing Tanker

The Secretary of the Air Force said Friday that the first flight of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) new tanker, the KC-46A, is likely to be delayed by several months. The ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on 4 Top Defense Stocks

There is one thing, and generally one thing only, that has driven the rise or fall of the stocks in the aerospace and defense sector. That one important item is ...
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Airbus A380 Emirates

Battle Between US, Persian Gulf Carriers Over Airline Routes Heats Up

The three largest U.S. airlines have charged three major Persian Gulf carriers with accepting $42 billion in subsidies over the past decade and using the money to steal market share on ...
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Boeing 737-MAX-7-8-9 Artwork

Airbus Dismisses Boeing 737-8ERX Plan

When Airbus announced its long-range version of its single-aisle jet, the A321LR, the company’s chief rival claimed the market for the plane was too small. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) may ...
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Union Seeks Election at Boeing 787 Plant in South Carolina

The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) filed a petition Monday morning with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold an election at Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: ...
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Boeing 737-MAX-7-8-9 Artwork

Boeing Adds Systems to Build 737s Faster

An automated system to build wing panels for 737 jets has begun operation at the Renton, Wash, plant where Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) assembles about two-thirds of the current 42 ...
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Boeing 757

Boeing Shopping 757 Replacement

Despite demurrals that a replacement for the 757 was in its future, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has been showing some customers a concept aircraft dubbed the 737-8ERX, a long-range version ...
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Boeing F15 Fighter

Boeing Remains World Largest Arms Exporter

Last year, the United States exported a total of $23.7 billion in weapons to the rest of the world. The leading exporter of those weapons was Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), ...
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Saudi Arabia Imports $6.5 Billion in Arms

Saudi Arabia has replaced India as the leading arms importer in the world. The kingdom spent $6.5 billion in 2014, up 54% over 2013. The global arms trade rose from ...
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F-35 stealth fighter

US Largest Arms Exporter at $23.7 Billion

The United States exported $23.7 billion in arms to the rest of the world in 2014, more than double the total exported by second place Russia, which sold $10 billion ...
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787 Dreamliner Qantas

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Deliveries Jump in February

The new year got off to a slightly bumpy start for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and its 787 Dreamliner. The company has said it plans to deliver more than 135 ...
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Airbus A400M

Airbus Hikes Dividend by 60%, Targets Another Boost in 2015

Paris-traded Airbus Group reported results for 2014 Friday morning, and the European aircraft maker made the most noise by raising its annual dividend from €0.75 to €1.20 (about $0.84 to ...
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