Aerospace & Defense

The Air Force has designed, built, and flown a prototype for a new fighter jet in less than one year. Is the defense business in for a massive shift?
The largest aircraft used to fight wildfires like the ones raging in California and Oregon was once the largest passenger plane in the world. The U.S. Forest Service used to break fire fighting...
Northrop Grumman has received a $13.3 billion Air Force contract to begin engineering and manufacturing development to modernize the U.S. nuclear weapons force.
Boeing delivered more commercial planes in August than it did in July and wrote more orders as well. The numbers remain small, however, and the FAA is looking into a new issue with the company's 787...
In a new report from Goldman Sachs, the firm has adjusted its price targets within its coverage of the airlines. The stocks that have Buy ratings still have big-time upside to the revised targets.
New orders for durable goods rose sharply in July, and airplanes played a role here. In America that means Boeing.
Boeing is reportedly considering consolidating its 787 assembly line in South Carolina, ending production at the Everett, Washington, plant. One plant is unionized and the other isn't.
Boeing is reportedly extending its voluntary layoff plan, first announced in April. The company said then that it planned to layoff about 16,000 employees.
Boeing delivered just four new commercial airplanes in July. Even so, investors have boosted the shares by more than 6% in the past day and a half and more than 6% in the past month.
These four stock look like outstanding ideas for investors looking to gain a more defensive posture, literally and figuratively, for the rest of the year.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has issued a list of requirements that Boeing must meet in order to return the 737 Max to regular service. There were no surprises, but the saga may not end...
Boeing missed second-quarter estimates on both the top and bottom lines, but new production cuts and a likely layoff gave shares a lift in Wednesday's premarket session.
Following an earnings report that was better-than-expected and a better outlook, Aerojet Rocketdyne is posting big gains Tuesday. Raytheon, which suffered from the downturn in commercial air travel,...
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin beat top and bottom line estimates in the second quarter and has lifted guidance for the full fiscal year.
Analysts at Goldman Sachs make the case that the quarter could be very strong for some of the top stocks in the aerospace and defense sector. These three are top picks ahead of second-quarter...