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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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Boeing 737 Backlog Jumps on New Orders

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) added 58 737s to its order book on Tuesday, bringing the total number of new orders for its single-aisle plane to 358 net for the year. ...
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Boeing Wins Canada Trade Case, Bombshell 219% Tariff

In an announcement released after markets closed on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice said that its "preliminary determination" in a trade case brought by Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) against ...
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Boeing Faces Delivery Challenge on Air Force Tanker Program

The new U.S. Air Force refueling tanker Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is building has run into another problem that threatens the company's ability to meet its delivery schedule of 18 ...
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Boeing Widens Lead as DJIA’s Top Performer

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price rose by 3% a share last week to close Friday up more than $7 on the week. The stock's year-to-date share price gain reached ...
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Air Force Contract for New Training Jet in Jeopardy

The U.S. Air Force plans to announce the winner of a contract to build a new training jet, dubbed the T-X, by the end of this year. However, funding for ...
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Where Boeing Might Look to Meet Challenges From Acquisitive Competitors

The aerospace and defense sector has coughed up a couple of giant mergers in the past few weeks: United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is paying $23 billion in cash and ...
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Boeing’s Chinese Rival Sets Second Test Flight of Commercial Jet

Last May, China's first manufacturer of a commercial jet, Comac, conducted its first flight test of its competitor to Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) single-aisle 737 and the Airbus A320. The ...
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Boeing Expected to Prevail in Dispute With Bombardier

In April last year, Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) placed an order with Canada's Bombardier for 75 of the company's CS100 passenger jets and an option on an additional ...
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Northrop Grumman to Pay $7.8 Billion in Cash for Orbital ATK

Defense firm Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) said this morning that it has entered a definitive agreement with Orbital ATK Inc. (NYSE: OA) under which Northrop will acquire Orbital for ...
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Boeing Stock Up 60% Year to Date, DJIA’s Top Performer

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock rose by more than $10 a share last week to close Friday essentially up about 4.3% week over week. The stock's year-to-date share price gain ...
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Can North Korea Really Destroy Tokyo?

Can North Korea actually destroy Tokyo, with a population of almost 13 million people, in a nuclear holocaust? It sounds like the stuff of a Cold War novel from a ...
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Baird’s Top Defense and Aerospace Picks for the Rest of 2017 and 2018

One sector that has been on fire since the election last November has been defense and aerospace sector, and with good reason. The U.S. president has made it clear that ...
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