Aerospace & Defense

The Saturn V, used in the NASA program from 1967 and 1973, is the largest and heaviest rocket ever launched.
Baird is very positive on some of the large-cap aerospace and defense leaders. Four of them have Outperform ratings and are likely to give positive forward guidance when they report earnings. They...
The International Space Station is the largest object in orbit around the Earth by far.
Given the volatile situations around the globe and the big foreign purchasing, the aerospace and defense sector remains a good place to keep capital in growth portfolios. Four industry leaders look...
A Reuters report says that the United States is about to downgrade Mexican air safety. This means, among other things, that Mexican airlines cannot aid new flights to America. The FAA, which reviews...
Analyst Matthew Akers at Wells Fargo Securities on Thursday initiated coverage of 14 aerospace and defense stocks. Here's a more detailed look at his six picks with the most upside potential.
Approximately 3,500 satellites are orbiting the Earth now. Some have decaying orbits and also will pierce the atmosphere in the next few years.
The Chinese military has slightly more than 2 million members. Some estimates put the figure higher.
Its successes have made SpaceX one of the most valuable private companies in the world.
Thought the sector that has lagged over the past year, Jefferies favors these five top aerospace and defense stocks going into the second quarter and for the rest of the year. Boeing's 737-Max planes...
Southwest Airlines has ordered 100 Boeing 737 Max airplanes along with options on another 155. This cements the airline's half-century relationship with Boeing.
Some 1.3 million people on active duty in the U.S. military, and the number of personnel varies by state.
The U.S. military is relatively small now by past standards, with about 1.3 million people on active duty.
Analysts at Canaccord Genuity remain generally bullish on the defense sector despite a likely flattening and eventual decline in the military budget.
Boeing announced Friday that it has reached an agreement with a private investment firm for 24 Boeing 737-8 (Max 8) commercial jets along with purchase rights for 60 more planes. At list prices, the...