Aerospace & Defense

KC-46A F/A-18

Boeing Tanker Passes Second Refueling Test

On Friday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it had on Wednesday successfully refueled a U.S. Air Force F/A-18 fighter plane in flight. This was the second test of the ...
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T-50A LMT 2-16

Lockheed Changes Course on New Air Force Training Jet

For the past several months, Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) and its partner, Korean Aerospace Inc. (KAI), have been considering a clean-sheet design for a new U.S. Air Force training ...
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SEC Said to Question Boeing Accounting Method, Shares Dive 10%

Shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) ran into a stiff headwind Thursday morning following a report from Bloomberg that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating a whistleblower ...
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LRS-B B-3

New Bomber Safe in Obama Administration’s 2017 Budget

When President Obama revealed his $4.1 trillion fiscal year 2017 budget on Tuesday, the defense portion of the spending request totaled $619 billion, up less than 1% compared with the ...
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Boeing 777-9X

777-9X Leads Boeing Price List at $400 Million

Last July when Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) released its price list for the next 12 months, prices increased across the board by 2.9%, and the most expensive commercial jet on ...
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Boeing 777-300er

If Boeing Delivers 737 MAX Early, Can It Repeat With the 777X?

Ever since Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced in 2003 that it was building a new plane (the 787), the company's performance seemed to be based on a model of overpromising ...
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Boeing 777-300er

Why the 2016 Bullish Case for Boeing Has Nosedived

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) saw shares fall 8.9% to close at $116.58 after posting earnings last Wednesday. The stock hit a new 52-week low of $115.02 earlier in the day ...
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Boeing 737 MAX 8

Why a Boeing 737 MAX 8 Costs $110 Million

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Friday completed the first test flight of its new 737 MAX 8 passenger jet. The MAX 8 carries a list price of $110 million per ...
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Boeing 777-300er

Boeing Finally Admits to 777 Production Cut

Following Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) disappointing 2016 forecast, the company finally announced a production rate cut to the current version of the 777 from 8.33 per month (100 per year) ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

Could Boeing Have Communicated More to Investors About Earnings?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.60 on ...
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The Numbers That Matter for Boeing Earnings

Dow Jones Industrial Average component Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reports fourth-quarter and full-year results before markets open on Wednesday. Until last week the prospects were pretty solid. Then Boeing announced ...
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Lockheed Martin to Split Off Government IT Division

When Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) reported fourth-quarter 2015 earnings Tuesday morning, the defense giant also announced that it plans to hive off its Information Systems & Global Solutions (IT) ...
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F-35B

Lockheed Martin Investors Not Impressed With Earnings Beat

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) released its fourth-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company had $3.01 in earnings per share (EPS) on $12.9 billion in revenue. ...
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Boeing KC-46A refuel

New Boeing Tanker Makes First Refueling Flight

On Sunday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) successfully transferred 1,600 pounds of fuel from its new KC-46A tanker to an F-16 fighter jet during a flight over eastern Washington state. This ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

Boeing Forecasts Strong Aircraft Demand, Financing Options for 2016

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Friday morning released its 2016 aircraft finance market outlook. The headline number is $127 billion, the forecast amount for new commercial deliveries in 2016, up ...
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