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Senators Demand Budget Review for B-3, Warn on KC-46A

The U.S. Senate has barely resumed its deliberations after a month-long recess and already the U.S. Air Force and two of its major programs are taking more heat. The chairman ...
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Do KC-46A Tanker Problems Jeopardize Boeing Bid for New Bomber?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) remains confident that it will meet its commitment to deliver 18 KC-46A tankers to the U.S. Air Force by August 2017. The Air Force is not ...
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$6.7 Billion Contract for Humvee Replacement Won by Oshkosh

The U.S. Army late Tuesday awarded a $6.7 billion firm, fixed-price production contract to the Oshkosh Defense division of Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) to build approximately 17,000 Joint Light Tactical ...
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Cost Estimates on New Air Force Bomber Draw Questions From Congress

Among the news items that got buried in the flood of Monday’s coverage of the stock market’s fainting spell was a letter from California Congresswoman Jackie Speier to Air Force ...
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US Navy Prepping F-35C Carrier Test

The U.S. Navy is planning to test the carrier version of the Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, aboard the aircraft carrier Eisenhower during the first few weeks of October. The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Container Store, Ericsson, Lumber Liquidators, Micron, Disney and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower with lower prices overseas and with oil wanting to challenge $40. The bull market is over six years old, investors have bought every dip up until ...
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Is the US Air Force Looking for Another All-New Airplane?

The U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC) last week released its 2015 strategy review, “Securing the High Ground,” primarily a guide for updating and modernizing the existing fleet. Near ...
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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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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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What the Sikorsky Sale Means to Lockheed and United Tech

In previous decades, the U.S. military-industrial complex was active in terms of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). However, the public might think that this wave of mergers has ended. Currently there ...
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What a Sikorsky Sale Would Mean for Lockheed and United Tech

The U.S. military industrial complex, or the defense sector, has already seen many mergers in the prior decades to the point that many investors and those in the public might ...
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Explosion Delivers Setback to SpaceX

Just last month, the U.S. Air Force certified the Falcon 9 launch system from Space Explorations Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) for national security space missions. On Sunday, a Falcon 9 rocket ...
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GAO Faults Air Force Decision to Retire the Warthog

In developing its fiscal year 2015 budget, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force placed a higher priority on fifth-generation aircraft like the F-35 and other multi-role ...
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US Government Approves Fighter Plane Sale to Lebanon

The U.S. State Department recently approved two sales of military equipment to Lebanon. One involves six Super Tucano turboprop fighter planes and the other for 1,000 air-to-ground Hellfire II missiles. ...
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