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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Pratt & Whitney Halted F-35 Engine Delivery Over Titanium

United Technologies Corp. 's Pratt & Whitney unit said it suspended delivery of engines for the F-35 jet, the Pentagon's costliest weapons program, over concern that a supplier may have provided "suspect" titanium.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Hartford, CT, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Bombardier Inc. . Aerospace. Down 12 cents, or 3.17 per cent, to $3.66 on 9.6 million shares.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Bombardier, Manulife Financial

5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Bombardier C Series suffers blow as first operator backs away

Bombardier's C Series commercial jet takes off on its first flight on Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Bombardier, AB Electrolux, Appliances

9 hrs ago | Autoblog

Red Bull captures F1 action in all its thermal glory

Remember a few months ago when BMW released thermal imagery of one of its M4 DTM touring cars coming in for a pit stop? That was pretty cool, but this is even cooler.

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Related Topix: FLIR Systems, Manufacturing, Autos

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Sandra Bullock sure could have used this Lockheed project

Sandra Bullock sure could have used this. Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin has reached a deal with Australian technology firm Electro Optic Systems to track dangerous space debris that threatens satellites, according to BBC News.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, Savi Technology, Startups

9 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Why General Electric (GE) Stock Is a 'Buy' at TheStreet

About 5.4 million shares of GE were traded by 11:03 a.m., compared to an average trading volume of about 28.3 million shares a day.

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Related Topix: TheStreet, Financial Services, General Electric, Financial Markets

13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Energy start-up that created 'artificial leaf' is acquired by Lockheed Martin

Defense giant Lockheed Martin continued its trend of acquiring small companies with focused capabilities.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Sun Catalytix, Science / Technology, Space, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chemistry, Science, Cambridge, MA

18 hrs ago | This Is London

De La Rue turns to BAE Systems for new boss

Banknotes printer De La Rue today turned to BAE Systems to fill a void created by the departure of its boss Tim Cobbold in March.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

19 hrs ago | Lancashire Evening Post

450 management jobs set to be axed at BAE Systems

Hundreds of jobs are understood to be at risk at planemaker BAE Systems as part of a review of the management structure.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

19 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

BAE Systems in Barrow begins demolition work. Library photo

BAE Systems has begun to demolish buildings in Barrow as part of a A 300m redevelopment programme that will transform the way it builds submarines.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

22 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Eastern Ukraine rebel leader agrees to let encircled Ukraine troops leave

A combination satellite image taken by DigitalGlobe on June 19, 2014 and August 20, 2014 shows what is reported to be a military deployment site on the Russian side of the border, near Rostov-on-Don.

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Related Topix: DigitalGlobe

22 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

Raytheon Delivers First Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missiles to US Navy

Raytheon Company delivered the first Block 2 variant of its Rolling Airframe Missile system to the U.S. Navy as part of the company's 2012 Low Rate Initial Production contract.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Raytheon, BBN Technologies, Trusted Computer Solutions, Raytheon Technical Services, Computers, IT Services

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Russia Taday

Russia's Defense Ministry ridicules NATO's photo-proof of invasion in Ukraine

A handout photo provided on August 28, 2014 by DigitalGlobe via NATO allegedly shows Russian military units moving in a convoy formation with self-propelled artillery in the area of Krasnodon, Ukraine It makes no sense to comment in detail on the satellite imagery released by NATO as "proof" of Russia's military involvement in Ukraine, Defense ... (more)

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, DigitalGlobe

Marine News

HMS Prince of Wales Hull Departs for Rosyth

A huge section of hull for HMS Prince of Wales, the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier, has today begun its delivery voyage from HM Naval Base Portsmouth the future home of the Queen Elizabeth Class.

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Related Topix: Canada, Manufacturing, BAE Systems

Manufacturing.net

Lockheed Martin's Superhuman Workers Of Tomorrow

In the latest news of life imitating art, it seems that an exoskeleton suit similar to ones used in Tom Cruise's summer movie Edge of Tomorrow may be here today.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Edge of Tomorrow, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, US Military, US Navy

Wireless Design & Development

Engineering Newswire 105: BAE Makes Planes More Human

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're 3D printing bump keys to pick locks, taking electrical prescriptions, and spraying smart skin onto airplanes.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

Wireless Design & Development

Aircraft Set to Become More Human as Engineers Develop Smart Skins

Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like 'skin', enabling the detection of injury or damage and the ability to 'feel' the world around them.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

The Daily Caller

DARPA Is Building A New Space Plane For The Pentagon

Aerospace and defense contractor Northrop Grumman recently unveiled its concept for the Pentagon's new space plane, the XS-1 - an unmanned drone-shuttle capable of carrying small and medium-sized satellites into orbit cheaply and autonomously.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Conservative Political News, US News

Newindpress

$7 bn Mars Rocket Set for 2018 Debut: NASA

WASHINGTON: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced to launch its $7 billion Space Launch System - the heavy-lift, exploration class rocket under development to take humans beyond earth and eventually to Mars - by November 2018.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Daily Herald

AAR division acquires container manufacturer

Wood Dale-based AAR Corp. said its Mobility Systems business has acquired the assets of Cool Containers, a manufacturer of temperature-controlled containers used to transport climate-sensitive pharmaceuticals and biological cargo.

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Related Topix: AAR

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