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KC-46 refuels A-10 during Milestone C test

Boeing Air Force Tanker in Line for a Boost

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has taken substantial heat from President-Elect Donald Trump over what he claims is a $4 billion price tag for two new presidential jets. But under a ...
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AeroVironment Adds Soft Guidance to Poor Quarterly Results

AeroVironment Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) reported second-quarter fiscal 2017 results after markets closed on Tuesday. The maker of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) and electric vehicle charging and testing stations posted a ...
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75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor: 13 Stats Then vs Now

A day that will live in infamy was now 75 years ago. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor launched the United States into World War II, with a formal war declaration ...
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What the Drop in Gun Stocks Means for Gun Demand Under Trump Over Clinton

For years there has been a driving force behind the gun trade, more than fears of terrorism and mass shootings. That force has been the fear of much more restricted ...
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FA-18 Super Hornet

Another Boost on the Way for Boeing’s Defense Division?

The U.S. Navy is reported to be looking to replace its F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets with new F/A-18E/F Super Hornets. Both planes are built by Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), and ...
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Boeing Readies Air Force Training Jet for First Flight

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and its partner, Saab, are preparing their entry in the contest to build a new training jet for the U.S. Air Force for its first flight ...
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11 Stocks Surging Higher From Donald Trump’s Surprise Victory

The world is more than surprised that Donald Trump has scored an upset victory over rival Hillary Clinton. Many brokerage firms and economists said that a Trump victory would be awful ...
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KC-46 refuels A-10 during Milestone C test

Tankers Falling Apart as Air Force Waits for New Boeing KC-46A

A U.S. Air Force KC-10 refueling tanker from the 60th Air Mobility Wing stationed at Travis Air Force Base in California lost its refueling boom on Tuesday and had to ...
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F-35B

Pentagon to Lockheed: Take It or Leave It

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Department of Defense have been negotiating a contract for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program for more than a year. The two ...
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The Boeing Black Secure, Self-Destructing Smartphone in Field Testing

Nearly three years ago, in February of 2014, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) filed documents with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) describing a smartphone the company was developing. The device, dubbed ...
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Air Force Seeks No-Bid Contract for General Dynamics’ Gulfstream Jet

The U.S. Air Force wants to replace its aging fleet of EC-130H Compass Call electronic warfare planes. The need is so urgent that the service wants to buy 10 new ...
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Boeing Takes the Wraps Off Proposed Air Force Training Jet

In a presentation Tuesday at the company's defense facility in St. Louis, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) unveiled its entry into the contract competition for a new training jet for ...
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North Korea Missile, Nuke Tests May Help Lockheed Martin

A week ago North Korea performed a test launch of three missiles into the Sea of Japan, just as the G20 meeting in Hangzhou was about to start. Early Friday morning ...
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FA-18 Super Hornet

Airbus Loses 2 Orders, Boeing May Gain $7 Billion Fighter Sale

In the continuing soap opera that depicts the relationship between Airbus and Qatar Airways, the airline has cancelled orders for two more A320neos that were not delivered on time. And ...
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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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