Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC)

The Defense Industry Also Showed Up at the Paris Air Show

While the biennial Paris Air Show was dominated this year by news of commercial airplane sales by Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus, most of the major U.S. defense contractors ...
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Fighter Deal With Tata Raises Shares of Lockheed and Its Rivals Too

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s (NYSE: LMT) agreement with India's Tata Advanced Systems to build F-16 fighter planes in India lifted shares of the Bethesda, Maryland-based aerospace company Monday, but stock in ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Price Targets on 4 Blue Chips That Beat Estimates

The higher the market goes, the harder it is to justify many of the multiples being applied to shares. The big moves in the market since the election last November ...
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Why Lockheed Results Are Not Dragging Defense Stocks Down

When earnings and revenues and guidance all come in at lower-than-expected levels, a company's stock price usually takes some punishment. That's what's happening to Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) Tuesday ...
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Is Trump’s Massive Defense Spending Not Enough? 4 Top Stocks to Buy Now

One of the platforms that President Trump relied heavily on during the campaign was rebuilding our military, and with good reason. Despite the fact that defense spending dominates our budget, ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, General Dynamics, Nexstar Media, Owens Corning, Palo Alto Networks, Salesforce and More

The futures are looking much higher this morning after a very positive speech from President Donald Trump to a joint session of Congress last night. Trump's big spending plans and ...
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Boeing T-X peek

Boeing, Lockheed: Mano a Mano for Air Force T-X Contract?

Just last week one of five potential bidders dropped out of the race for a $16 billion U.S. Air Force contract to supply 350 new T-X training jets. On Wednesday, another ...
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Lockheed T-50

Boeing, Lockheed May Duel Alone for Air Force Training Jet

The competitive bidding for a $16 billion contract to supply the U.S. Air Force with a new training jet may be winnowed from its current number of potential bidders. Aviation ...
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KC-46A F/A-18

Boeing Takes Hit on Tanker, Faces Less Competition for New Training Jet

It's another good news/bad news day for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). First the bad news: During its earnings conference call on Wednesday, the company said it took a fourth-quarter charge on ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Merck, Twitter, US Steel, Disney, Xerox and More

Stocks were soft on Thursday morning but the directional move is not so great that there is much conviction set for the day. Trump's press conference on Wednesday created some ...
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E-8C Joint STARS

Air Force Seeking Bids to Replace JSTARS Surveillance Planes

The last week of 2016 was a busy one for the U.S. Air Force and some of its largest civilian contractors. The Air Force on Friday released its final request ...
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Boeing T-X peek

Competition for Air Force Training Jet Now Begins in Earnest

The U.S. Air Force released its final request for proposal (RFP) on Friday for a fleet of some 350 new training jets, called the T-X for now, to replace the ...
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Boeing T-X training jet

As Boeing Prototype Training Jet Takes Off, Textron Rumored to Reenter the Fray

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Tuesday held its first test flight of its proposed new T-X training jet for the U.S. Air Force. The most remarkable thing about the flight ...
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The Pentagon

A New Entrant in Competition for US Air Force Training Jet: Aviation Week

Any day now the U.S. Air Force is expected to release the final version of its request for proposal (RFP) to build a new training jet to replace the decades ...
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F-35B

Trump Takes a Shot at Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter

President-elect Donald Trump took a shot at one of the easiest targets on offer last Friday. In a TV interview Sunday, Trump called the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program "out ...
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