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What Civil War in Iraq Means for Defense Firms, and Oil

Iraq is getting out of control, and with no U.S. presence there, the terrorists or insurgents (or whatever you want to call them) are making serious headway to capture cities ...
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Pentagon Awards $409 Million in Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded 10 defense contracts totaling $408.9 million in its Friday evening announcement of contract awards. Among the publicly traded companies winning contracts: Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) ...
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Who Will Build Canada’s Fighter Jets for the Next 60 Years?

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) investors are looking north his month as Canada decides whether to buy the F-35 stealth fighter, in what would be one of the Canadian military's biggest ...
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Lockheed Martin Lands $606 Million in Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded the nation's-biggest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), three separate contracts Thursday. Combined, the awards amount to more than $606 million in incremental revenues for ...
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Pentagon Awards $194 Million in Defense Contracts to Lockheed Martin, Rolls Royce, Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded only seven defense contracts in its Wednesday evening announcement of contract awards. The total value of contracts awarded was $194.5 million. Among the companies ...
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Lockheed Martin Defeats Raytheon to Win $915 Million Air Force Space Fence Contract

The Department of Defense awarded eight defense contracts in its Monday evening announcement of contract awards. The total value of contracts awarded was $1.34 billion, but just one company captured ...
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Northrop Grumman Wins Three Defense Contracts

The Department of Defense awarded 32 defense contracts in its Friday evening announcement of awards, with a total value of $787.5 million. Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) turned out to be ...
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The Highest-Yielding Dividends That Are Safe to Hold

Dividend payments by S&P 500 companies reached an all-time high last year, totaling some $330.8 billion, according to FactSet. As of this March, 418 of the 500 companies in the ...
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Pentagon Awards $127 Million in Defense Contracts

Emerging from the Memorial Day weekend, the staff at the Department of Defense got back to work yesterday, awarding nine defense contracts in its Tuesday evening announcement of contract awards. ...
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Lockheed Martin Wins Two Pentagon Contracts

Heading into the Memorial Day weekend, the staff at the Department of Defense announced only two defense contracts in its Friday evening announcement of contract awards. Both went to Lockheed ...
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New GenCorp Engine to Give Stratolaunch​ a Boost into Space

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin wants to kick the United States off the International Space Station. Even worse -- he might be able to do it. Last week, responding ...
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Tesla CEO Musk Takes On Boeing, Lockheed, GenCorp and the U.S. Air Force

Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), has a lot of irons in the fire. He is also the chairman of SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) ...
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Sweden’s Ultra-Cheap Fighter Jet Still Isn’t Cheap Enough for Switzerland

 Last year, America's biggest defense contractor, Boeing (NYSE: BA), suffered a terrible blow. Down (way) south of the border in Brazil, the government suddenly accelerated planes to choose a new ...
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Global Conflict Means Billions for U.S. Defense Contractors

There are Russians running around Crimea. Chinese warships are prowling the Pacific and doing doughnuts around the Indian Ocean. Drug cartels boast military-grade weapons in their arsenals in Mexico. And in ...
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Is This the Future for America’s Defense Contractors?

Desalination projects. Global warming monitoring. Green energy. These are just a few of the new lines of business that the world's biggest defense contractor, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been exploring in recent ...
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