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JPMorgan Lifts Price Targets on Defense Stocks, Names Top Pick

Investors may buy stocks in defense contractors because of their record of dividend payments and share repurchases for good reasons. Over the past five years, the best performing defense stock has ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DDR, HP, L-3 Communications, Salesforce.com, Teva, Twilio and More

Stocks are very close to all-time highs, but Thursday's trading indication was for a weak open. With the bull market now seven and a half years old, it has to ...
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Boeing Offers Sneak Peek at New Air Force Training Jet

After the release of the U.S. Air Force request for proposal (RFP) for a new training jet, the four competitors have all now either shown a modified version of a ...
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Northrop Grumman Testing New Air Force Training Jet

A consortium led by Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has begun testing its clean-sheet design for a new U.S. Air Force training jet to replace the decades old T-38. According ...
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Air Force Releases Draft Proposal for New Training Jet

Four teams are expected to compete for the contract for a new U.S. Air Force training jet: Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has joined with Saab and they are expected to ...
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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 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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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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