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1 hr ago | 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.

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

6 hrs ago | Canada.com

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.

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

7 hrs ago | 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.

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

9 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems, World News

10 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

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.

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

13 hrs ago | 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.

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

15 hrs ago | 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.

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

16 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

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.

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Related Topix: Electric Boat

18 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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

FansShare

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.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman

WTLV

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

TheStreet.com

American Airlines Said to Be Finalizing $2.6B for CFM Engines

NEW YORK -- American Airlines is reportedly close to finalizing a $2.6 billion order for 200 CFM International engines for 100 Airbus A320neo jetliners.

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Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Manufacturing, CFM International, Reuters

Space.com

Private Cargo Vessel Launching to Space Station Friday

A private spaceship is scheduled to launch on its second contracted cargo mission to the International Space Station this Friday .

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

Air & Space

The Ultimate Fighter?

In 1983, an aerospace industry superstar facetiously envisioned where the inexorably climbing cost of building fighter airplanes was leading - to what in a sense would be the ultimate fighter.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Navy

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Electric Energy Online

GE Launches Global Ecomagination Innovation Challenge to Reduce GHG Emissions in Canada's Oil Sands

GE announced the launch of an up to CAD$1 million ecomagination open innovation challenge to help accelerate technology development in Canada's oil sands.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric

Mashable

Military Researchers Design Real-life 'Transformer' Plane

UK aerospace and defense contractor BAE Systems have taken the wraps off several concepts it envisions as possible tools for the military in the decades to come - and if these designs are any guide, future battlefields are going to look like the set of a science fiction movie.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

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