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Boeing 737 MAX 8

Boeing Adds 8 737s to Order Book

In its most recent report on new orders, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported that as of April 12 the company has received net new orders totaling 130 jets in 2016. ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

What Alcoa Earnings May Indicate About Boeing and Airbus

When Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) reported earnings on Monday, the aluminum miner and producer lowered guidance based in part on decreased demand for aluminum from aircraft makers. The company did ...
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Why Analyst Is Upbeat on Boeing Cost Cutting

Analysts at Bernstein on Monday issued a note on Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) claiming that both the U.S. aircraft maker and its main rival, Airbus, will benefit from cost cuts ...
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KC-46A F/A-18

GAO Calls Boeing KC-46A Tanker Schedule ‘Challenging’

Winning the U.S. Air Force contract for a new aerial refueling tanker was hard, but meeting the program's requirements may be even harder for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). The good ...
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Boeing Traveling to Iran; Still Fighting for Order from Delta

In mid-February, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) received permission from the U.S. government to initiate discussions with Iranian airlines that could lead to the sale or leasing of new planes. On ...
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What Matters About Boeing Q1 Deliveries

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced on Thursday that it had delivered a total of 176 commercial jets in the first quarter of 2016, down 4.3% compared with the same period ...
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LRS-B B-3

Deutsche Bank Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Also Pay Solid Dividends

If Thursday is any indication, the market is nervous about first-quarter earnings, and after a big run off the lows posted in February, it looks as though people are taking ...
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ANA 787

FAA Issues Directive on Boeing 787 Flight Control Issue

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) last Friday issued an airworthiness directive for all Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 787-8 and 787-9 aircraft. The directive requires a revision to the flight ...
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Air defense missiles

US Tops 2015 Military Spending at $596 Billion

The United States spent $596 billion on its military last year, which is 2.4% of gross domestic product (GDP), according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Number two China's spend was ...
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MQ-9 Reaper drone

Why the World’s Most Expensive Drone Costs $19 Million

The U.S. Army plans to add 29 MQ-9 Reaper drones to its arsenal in the current fiscal year at a cost of about $11.26 million per unit. They will join ...
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Boeing Is Dow’s Worst Performing Stock in 2016

For the first quarter of 2016, the worst performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Index is Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), which is down 12.19%. Over the past five trading ...
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The Pentagon

Army Landing Craft Contract Out to Bid in the Next Few Weeks

Competition to supply a new landing craft for the U.S. Army was supposed to begin last year to replace the 40-year old LCM-8, or "Mike boat," a Vietnam War-era watercraft ...
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Fired Businessman

Why Boeing Layoffs Do Not Point to Problems at the Company

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has announced that it will be letting go of about 4,000 employees in its Commercial Airplanes division by midyear. The layoffs would be voluntary, combined with leaving positions ...
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Boeing 787-10

Boeing Could Cut 8,000 Jobs in Washington

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had already let it be known that it planned to cut about 4,000 jobs in Washington state, but new documents indicate that the cuts could be ...
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P-8 Poseidon

Boeing Gets OK to Sell 9 Spy Planes to Britain

The defense and space division of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) cleared a U.S. Department of Defense hurdle on Thursday when Pentagon brass approved the sale of nine of Boeing's P-8A ...
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