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Air Force Seeks No-Bid Contract for General Dynamics’ Gulfstream Jet

The U.S. Air Force wants to replace its aging fleet of EC-130H Compass Call electronic warfare planes. The need is so urgent that the service wants to buy 10 new ...
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Why Credit Suisse Remains Cautious on Boeing

Whether Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) can do something to slow the decline in orders for its wide-body aircraft is, at this point, anybody's guess. The company guided full-year orders for ...
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Boeing Wins WTO Subsidy Case — Now Can the US Collect?

The rivalry between Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and its European nemesis Airbus Group has roots running back more than two decades. The latest blow was struck Thursday when the World ...
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Boeing Taps Rockwell Collins for 777X Touchscreen Displays

Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE: COL) announced on Wednesday that it will provide touchscreen flight displays for all five flight deck displays on the new 777X from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). ...
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How Airbus Beat Boeing on Aircraft Sales to Iran

A spokesman for Airbus has told The Wall Street Journal that the aircraft maker has been cleared to transfer 17 planes to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Some of the ...
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How Boeing and Airbus Are Shaving Costs

Last week, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) told its salaried employees that beginning in mid-October overtime pay will be strictly limited. The policy affects non-union salaried employees and some unionized employees, ...
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Boeing, Down 12.4%, Is Worst Performing Dow Stock of 2016

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), humbled by competition from Airbus, financial results that have not met expectations, fraud accusations and mechanical problems with one of its planes, has had a share price ...
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Will Boeing 737 Be Used for Flights to Europe?

Airlines apparently want to use small planes to cross the Atlantic. One of the planes considered for the mission is Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 737 MAX. Rebuilt, it can fly ...
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Boeing Takes the Wraps Off Proposed Air Force Training Jet

In a presentation Tuesday at the company's defense facility in St. Louis, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) unveiled its entry into the contract competition for a new training jet for ...
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North Korea Missile, Nuke Tests May Help Lockheed Martin

A week ago North Korea performed a test launch of three missiles into the Sea of Japan, just as the G20 meeting in Hangzhou was about to start. Early Friday morning ...
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Boeing Shops Middle of Market Concepts — Again

If reading this strikes you as deja vu all over again, that might be exactly what it is. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reportedly has been showing potential customers two designs ...
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Boeing Paid $20 Billion by Military for Defective Missile Systems

From The Fiscal Times The Pentagon spent $40 billion over a decade on a ground-based domestic missile defense system that has repeatedly failed the most rudimentary tests of its effectiveness ...
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SpaceX Explosion May Help Boeing

When the Falcon 9 rocket built by Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, exploded on its launch pad September 1, it might have changed the face of the U.S. ...
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North Korea Missile Launch May Help Lockheed Martin

In keeping with past practice, North Korea on Monday launched three test missiles into the Sea of Japan just as the G20 meeting in Hangzhou, China, had gotten started. South Korean ...
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How Much Does a 747 Cost: Inventor Dies as Boeing Cuts Plane’s Production

When Pan American World Airways and Lufthansa asked Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to build a plane that had double the capacity of the 707, the aircraft maker did the obvious thing: ...
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