Aerospace & Defense

The Most Decorated Soldier in American History Is Also a Founder of the CIA

As we look back on American military heroes over Memorial Day weekend, the lists include generals, West Point graduates and famous politicians. The most decorated veteran of all time, however, ...
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NASA May Be Looking in the Wrong Place to Find Life on Mars

For decades science fiction writers and movie producers have created stories about life on Mars. There are no small human-like creatures on the Red Planet. However, NASA has sent probes ...
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Why Aircraft Carriers Are So Hard to Sink

The American aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln has been dispatched to the northern Arabian Sea because of the rise in tensions between the United States and Iran. Carriers are often ...
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Boeing Has Software Fix for 737 Max, Now Comes the Hard Part

In a statement released Thursday afternoon, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said it has completed development of updated software for the 737 MAX aircraft's anti-stall systems. The company also said it ...
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New York to London in 90 Minutes Is in the Works

It's 3,459 miles from New York City to London. The current flying time is around seven hours. That's an average speed of just under 500 miles per hour. At an ...
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4 ETFs Tracking the Might of the US Military

In the 10 years between 2011 and 2020, the U.S. Department of Defense budget will rise by about 15.6%, from $855.1 billion to an estimated $989 billion. The total includes ...
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Why Did Boeing Deliver 737 MAX Aircraft Missing a Key Feature?

In a statement issued Sunday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) revealed that its 737 MAX aircraft were being delivered to customers without an alert system design requirement that would notify pilots ...
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Good News for Boeing as Bond Investors Want to Buy Up Its New Debt Offering

It is no secret that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has seen its shares of problems in the wake of the two 737 MAX air crashes and the subsequent grounding of ...
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United Technologies Is Top Dow Stock of 2019, Up 32%

The Dow Jones industrial average has surged by 13.79% this year to 26,543.33, which puts it in all-time record territory. Far outpacing that rate of increase, United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Why Boeing’s Misses Aren’t Sending Investors to the Exits

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Wednesday morning, the aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $3.16 on revenues of $22.92 ...
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Why United Tech Is Leading the Dow

When United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) released its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday, the firm said that it had $1.91 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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SpaceX Test Suffers an ‘Anomaly’ During Test — NASA

NASA reports that a test of a Space X rocket suffered an "anomaly" accident. It is not clear what the accident was, or how much it will set back a program ...
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Official in China Cautions Need for Tests Before Boeing 737 Max 8 Returns to Service

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) suffered another blow in its efforts to get the 737 Max 8 back into the air. One of the world's largest commercial plane markets, China, expects ...
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This Is How Much Boeing’s Bread-and-Butter Planes Cost

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) on Sunday announced that its fleet of 24 737 MAX 8 aircraft would remain grounded through August 19. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) jets have ...
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Boeing’s Q1 Deliveries Slammed by 737 MAX Crashes

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported Tuesday morning that first-quarter deliveries of its 737 family of jets totaled just 89, down by nearly half the number of the planes delivered in ...
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