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1 hr ago | Government Executive

Where to View This Weekend's East Coast Rocket Launch

Orbital Sciences Corp. rolls out the Antares rocket to Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A in preparation for launching its Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station.


Related Topix: Orbital Sciences Corporation, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

1 hr ago | Business Journal

Bomber program announced -- officially this time

The Pentagon officially kicked off the program to replace its fleet of B-2 bombers.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin

5 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

The Boeing Co. Increases 20-year Forecast

One of the most discussed developments today focused on details of the minutes from the June meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee .


Related Topix: Boeing

9 hrs ago | Business Wire

Orbital to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results on July 17

Orbital will also conduct a conference call with financial analysts and investors the same morning, beginning at 9:00 a.m. .


Related Topix: Orbital Sciences Corporation

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Edmonton Journal

B.C. man busted in U.S. military spy scandal

A man arrested in Richmond is being sought for extradition to the U.S. over allegations he was part of a conspiracy to hack computers of defence contractors including Boeing and Lockheed Martin.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Martin Agency, Advertising

The Modesto Bee

Brown signs tax bill that will benefit Tesla plant

A legislative debate that lasted for hours July 3 over AB2389 by Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, focused nearly entirely on the 15-year tax incentive for Lockheed Martin Corp., which is bidding for a $55 billion federal aerospace contract.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Palmdale, CA

Den Tandt: French firms vie for share of DND pie

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.


Related Topix: Wedding, Aircraft, Dassault Rafale, Dassault Aircraft, Military Aircraft, North America, Canada, World News, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Stephen Harper

The Day

Students get first-hand look at Electric Boat manufacturing

Angie Portella, right, 12, of New London, adjusts her hard hat while riding on an Electric Boat bus with fellow participants in the Young Manufacturers Academy Summer Program, as they tour the Electric Boat shipyard in Groton Thursday, July 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Electric Boat, New London, CT, Groton, CT, East Lyme, CT

The Washington Post

Videos: New a Transformera jet, other wonders

BAE Systems has released a new video that highlights several of its developmental programs, including a "Transformer" aircraft.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems, World News

Lockheed, partners pledge to pump $170 million into F-35

Lockheed Martin and its two main partners in the F-35 program have agreed to invest $170 million over the next three years to help bring down the cost of the over-budget, next-generation fighter jet by the end of the decade.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Marine Corps

Business Journal

Aerojet Rocketdyne continues work on deep space project for NASA

Aerojet Rocketdyne and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. have completed a study on developing an upper-stage rocket system for NASA deep-space projects.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Ball, Manufacturing, Broomfield, CO

Finextra Research news

Hedge fund cyber-attack was not real, admits BAE Systems

A cyber-attack on a hedge fund which recently attracted a slew headlines never actually happened, BAE Systems, the firm at the centre of the story, has admitted.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Science / Technology, Computer Security


Groton City cleaning up its act with blight rules

City leaders have passed three ordinances since March to crack down on people who allow their properties to become dilapidated or unsightly.


Related Topix: Electric Boat

Foreign Policy

The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane to Nowhere

The next-generation F-35, the most expensive plane ever built, may be too dangerous to fly.


Related Topix: US News, Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Marine Corps, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

Report: Pentagon overpaid (a lot) for Textron helicopter parts

According to a report from U.S. Department of Defense's inspector general, the Pentagon overpaid by millions of dollars for components bought from Textron Inc.'s Bell Helicopter unit.


Related Topix: Cessna Aircraft, Transportation, Textron Financial, Airlines, Textron, Financial Services, AirTran Holdings, Bell OH-58 Kiowa, Bell Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, US Military, US Navy


Laverne Cox to guest star on new Bravo series Girlfriend's Guide to Divorcea

Netflix impressed with the original series Orange is the New Black , which sees actress to guest star on the new Bravo original series Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce , which is the first ever original scripted series from Bravo.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman


Northrop reiterates commitment to Florida

Northrop Grumman is the company behind Project Magellan, which could bring up to 1,800 high-paying jobs to Florida.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Florida, Florida Government, Melbourne, FL, Brevard County, FL, US Military, US Air Force

USA Today

Forget Alcoa! 15 stocks that predict future

Alcoa is a big deal with investors. It's one of the first Standard & Poor's 500 stocks to report earnings, so investors use its stock reaction after reporting as a bellwether for the market.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Real Estate, Kimco Realty, Ball, Manufacturing

Business Journal

Emirates finalizes $56B order for Boeing 777X aircraft

The Boeing Co. on Wednesday announced that it has finalized an order from Emirates Airline for 150 of the company's new 777X aircraft.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing

Stars and Stripes

Top DOD weapons tester questions Navy ship's survival in attack

The Navy's $23 billion Littoral Combat Ship is less able to survive an attack than other U.S. warships, according to the Pentagon's top weapons tester.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Rodney Frelinghuysen, US House of Representatives


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