General Dynamics (NYSE:GD)

Air Defense Missiles

Companies Profiting the Most From War

Since the conclusion of World War II, the United States and a number of Western European nations have maintained extremely costly military industrial complexes -- both in peacetime and during ...
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Defense Contractor Winners as Federal 2016 Budget Clears Congress

Both houses of Congress agreed early Friday on a $1.15 trillion federal budget for 2016. The budget bill now goes to President Obama, who is expected to sign it. The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Keurig, ON Semi, Salesforce, Sunoco, Disney, Wendy’s and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher again on Thursday, but the Dow was lagging versus the Nasdaq and S&P 500. Investors keep proving that they want to buy stocks, looking for growth, ...
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3 Defense Stocks to Buy Likely to See Increased Spending After Paris Attacks

Needless to say, a tragedy like the one in Paris sparked renewed outrage around the world, and numerous countries, including the United States, France and Russia have stepped up their ...
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Business Jets Add 4 Orders to Boeing’s 2015 Book

The Business Jets division of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Monday that it had received orders for four new business jets at a trade show in Las Vegas. Three of ...
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M-346 Jet Trainer

Is Raytheon Preparing a Bid for the New Air Force Training Jet?

The competition for a contract to build the new T-X trainer jet for the U.S. Air Force may be more intense than we thought. A report Thursday in Defense News ...
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Boeing Teases First Look at Air Force Training Jet Concept

At the Air Force Association (AFA) conference near Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) let Defense News have an exclusive look at the company’s concept for the new ...
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USAF E-8 JSTARS

US Air Force Looks to Replace JSTARS Fleet

In early August the U.S. Air Force awarded pre-engineering and manufacturing development contracts to three contending teams of contractors angling for a deal to replace the 16 Joint Surveillance Target ...
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Top 10 US Defense Contractors

U.S. spending on national defense is tightening, but it is still a vast sum. Depending on what is counted, the grand total including items for retirement benefits, the Department of ...
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Top 5 Defense Industry Lobbyists

In order to make money you have to spend money. We’ve all heard that old saw, but there are those who live by the words. Defense contractors, for example. In ...
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JFK AC Carrier

Top 10 Federal Contractors Are Major Military Suppliers

According to the Federal Procurement Data System, the top 100 federal contractors in fiscal year 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, received a total of $235.93 billion in contract ...
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Boeing Business Jet

Is Boeing About to Make Some Noise in the Business Jet Market?

After markets closed on Monday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it had received two orders for its Boeing Business Jets (BBJs). Two unnamed customers have each ordered one aircraft: ...
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With Defense Budgets Ready to Grow, 3 Stocks Could Be Winners

These days, most Americans and most investors are well aware we live in a dangerous world. After years of flat to lower U.S. Department of Defense budgets, that may be ...
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Defense Contractor Earnings Not Hurt by Lower Budgets

Defense contractors General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) both reported first-quarter results before markets opened on Wednesday. General Dynamics posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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T-38 training jet

Defense Budget Has No Room for Air Force Training Jet

The U.S. Air Force’s T-38 trainer fleet has been in service for about 50 years. Neither of the Air Force’s newest jets, the F-22A and the F35A, is built as ...
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