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Lockheed T-50

Lockheed Air Force Training Jet Makes First Flight

Just four months after announcing that it had scrapped the idea of developing a clean sheet design for a new training jet for the U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin Corp. ...
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The Pentagon

Is It Time to Sell Defense Stocks?

The U.S. Congress is currently debating the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and it's really anyone's guess what the outcome will be. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, CSX, Hilton, L Brands, Lockheed Martin, Salesforce, Teck Resources, Tesoro and More

Stocks were indicated a tad lower on Thursday, but not so much that the path of the day looks set in stone. The Dow and S&P 500 might be swinging ...
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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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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 KC-46A refuel

Boeing Names New Defense Chief, Drops Bomber Challenge

When the Government Accountability Office (GAO) last week rejected the appeal from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) related to the awarding of an $80 billion ...
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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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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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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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T-38 training jet

US Air Force Awards $21 Billion Contract to 25 Companies

In a contract announcement on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force announced a multiple-award contract with a ceiling of $20.9 billion for Air Force Training ...
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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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Credit Suisse Shows Top Defense Stock Picks

Defense contractors met with U.S. Department of Defense officials and members of Congress last week at a conference sponsored by Credit Suisse. On Monday morning, the bank’s analysts released a ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on 4 Top Defense Stocks

There is one thing, and generally one thing only, that has driven the rise or fall of the stocks in the aerospace and defense sector. That one important item is ...
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Solid December for Dividend Hikes and Big Stock Buybacks

December can be an odd month for many investors and corporations alike. While tax planning can always come up as an issue for investors, and while December can be a ...
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investor research

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, BofA, FireEye, Ford, J.P. Morgan, Linn Energy and More

Stocks were indicated to have a soft open on Monday. The U.S. equity market is at all-time highs and investors still remain optimistic about the U.S. recovery and are looking ...
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