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2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Ball Aerospace Receives Back-to-Back Boeing Supplier Awards for Avionics Performance

The 2013 award honored Ball's exceptional performance and contributions on antenna programs including the F/A-18 and Harpoon.

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Related Topix: Ball, Manufacturing, Boeing

6 hrs ago | WTLV

Gov. Scott highlights job growth at Northrop Grumman

More than 400 jobs and $102 million in capital investment is coming to the St. Augustine area, announced Florida Governor Rick Scott Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, St. Augustine, FL, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Florida

9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Connecticut House OKs $400M in tax credits for UTC

Connecticut's House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a deal to grant up to $400 million in tax credits to United Technologies Corp. if UTC makes up to $500 million in upgrades and expansion and hires more workers.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation, East Hartford, CT, Windsor Locks, CT, Hamilton Sundstrand

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Two U.S. arms programs face live-or-die reviews after costs jump

An unmanned U.S. Navy helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp and a precision ship-landing system built by Raytheon Co face mandatory reviews that could lead to their cancellation after quantity reductions drove unit costs sharply higher in 2013, the Pentagon announced on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing AH-64 Apache, Military Aircraft

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Cost to buy F-35 up 2 pct; to operate down 9 pct -Pentagon

The Pentagon on Thursday forecast the cost of developing and buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet at $398.6 billion, up 2 percent from last year, but said the projected cost to operate and maintain the jets was down about 9 percent.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Air Force

West Australian

Rockwell Collins looks to join global aircraft tracking task force

Rockwell Collins Inc, maker of a key communications system for jets, is interested in joining a task force on improving global airline tracking to prevent further disappearances of planes like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, its chief executive said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Rockwell Collins, Manufacturing

NJ.com

Neighbors vs. Honeywell: Years-long battle ends with victory for corporation

The fight continued outlasted Honeywell's announced plans for the corporate campus.

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Related Topix: Honeywell International, Morris Plains, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Trenton, NJ

Reuters

GE industrial profits rise 12 percent, shares up

General Electric Co posted a 12 percent rise in overall industrial profits on Thursday, as strength in its businesses selling gas turbines, jet engines and oil industry equipment offset weakness in healthcare and transportation.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric

Albany Times Union

1Q earnings fall, outlook strong

This file photo made April 11, 2008, shows General Electric Co. logo on products in Danvers, Mass.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric, Danvers, MA

Free Republic

North Sea Boats (PT. Lundin) and SAAB working on an improved 63m FMPV Trimaran

At DSA 2014, the 14th Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference currently held in Kuala Lumpur , Indonesian shipyard North Sea Boats and SAAB are showing an updated model of the 63m FMPV Trimaran design ordered by the Indonesian Navy.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Manufacturing, BAE Systems

The Washington Post

How long is too long to be CEO?

If Jeff Immelt indeed steps down sometime before the expected 20-year mark as CEO of General Electric, his tenure will be unusual.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric, Sports

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Young Scientists From Around the State Will Compete for Top Honors at ...

The Fair's presenting sponsor is Northrop Grumman Corporation with additional support from Chevron Corporation, Southern California Gas Company, THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation, The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation and Gilead Sciences, Inc. , the Director of Business and Advanced Systems Development for Civil Air and Space at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Commissioning delayed for submarine North Dakota

The commissioning of the $2.6 billion submarine that will become USS North Dakota has been postponed because of issues with the design of the bow and component parts, the Navy said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Electric Boat

Freshnews

Innovation Acceleration: GE Selects Louisville for First Micro-factory

Today, GE announced its first micro-factory, FirstBuild, will be in Louisville, Ky., GE Appliances' headquarters.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, General Electric, Financial Services, University of Louisville, Appliances

WCAX-TV Burlington

Businessman Havenstein to enter NH governor's race

Havenstein, former chief executive officer at BAE Systems, is expected to launch his bid for the Republican nomination at a press conference Wednesday morning at the state Legislative Office Building.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems

Hispanic Business

BAE Systems Unveils Geospatial Intelligence Mobile App for Google Glass

The GXP Xplorer Snap app can transform Google Glass devices, smartphones, and tablets into crowd-sourced information gathering tools capable of generating photo reports that can be shared across an organization.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Manufacturing, BAE Systems

SouthCoastToday.com

Marion bomb scare actually marijuana

State police and Navy bomb squads were called to Marion Tuesday morning to investigate a suspicious package on the grounds of Lockheed Martin Sippican, a defense contractor.

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Related Topix: Marion, MA, Sippican

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Bombardier Inc. . Aerospace. Down two cents, or 0.49 per cent, to $4.10 on 10.1 million shares.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Oshkosh Truck, Bombardier, Telecom, Tele Leste Celular Participaes SA, Insurance, Manulife Financial

The Montreal Gazette

Regulators order inspection of Bombardier airplanes

Canadian and U.S. aviation regulators have ordered Bombardier Inc. to inspect pilots' rudder pedals for fractures on three more regional-jet models sold to airlines around the world.

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Related Topix: Bombardier, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Motley Fool

These 3 American Giants Had Very Different Days

The Consumer Price Index ticked up 0.2% in March, slightly higher than the expected 0.1% boost, driven by shelter and food prices.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Jack Welch, General Electric, Financial Services

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