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3 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Rep. Forbes: More cuts will undermine U.S. security

U.S. Representative Randy Forbes sits in an F-35 Lightning II Cockpit Demonstrator at the Lockheed Martin Center for Innovation in Suffolk Tuesday, April 22, 2014 as Tony Stutts, a retired Air Force F-16 pilot who works for Lockheed Martin, gives instructions.


Related Topix: US Politics, Randy Forbes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Air Force, Boat Disaster

4 hrs ago | Government Executive

Budget Cuts Bring 11 Percent Decline in Contract Spending for 2013

The sequester, the winding down of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and overall budget cuts produced an 11 percent decline in federal contract spending in fiscal 2013, according to the third annual Bloomberg federal industry leaders study released on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

5 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Bombardier Inc. . Aerospace. Up two cents, or 0.50 per cent, to $4.03 on eight million shares.


Related Topix: Bombardier, Insurance, Manulife Financial

10 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

INDUSTRY: Boeing signs $1.8 million lease

Scene from the tarmac at Southern California Logistics Airport. The photo appears on the website listing attributes of the logistics airport in Victorville.


Related Topix: Boeing, Victorville, CA, US Military, US Air Force, George Air Force Base

11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Despite falling revenue, Lockheed lifts outlook on strong profit

The F-35B Lighting II variant of the Joint Strike Fighter sits on the deck of the USS Wasp off the coast of North Carolina in this photo taken August 19, 2013.


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

12 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Arotech shares drop on negative Seeking Alpha commentary

Shares of Arotech Corp, a maker of lithium batteries for military tanks, fell as much as 17.5 percent after a report on stock commentary website Seeking Alpha said its shares were not worth more that $2, less than half of Monday's closing price.


Related Topix: Electronics, Arotech

12 hrs ago | Free Republic

Typhoon starts windtunnel tests with conformal fuel tanks

The Eurofighter Typhoon's proposed conformal fuel tank configuration has entered windtunnel testing in the UK, partner company BAE Systems has revealed.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, Manufacturing, BAE Systems

16 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

On Asia tour, Granger meets with Japan's prime minister on F-35, Osprey sales

As we reported last week , both Bell Helicopter and Lockheed Martin are looking for increased sales overseas to soften the impact of softer sales to the U.S. military, and there are few better customers to help them do just that than Japan.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Asia, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, US Politics, Texas

16 hrs ago | Barron's

General Electric: Good But Good Enough?

General Electric's first-quarter results were widely praised , but were they good enough to set General Electric apart from peers like United Technologies and Danaher ? It's a fair question to ask.


Related Topix: Sikorsky Aircraft, Manufacturing, GE Aircraft Engines, Industrial Machines, Hamilton Sundstrand, Paper, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Pratt Industries, Clipper Windpower

16 hrs ago |

United Technologies (UTX) Posts Quarterly Earnings, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS

United Technologies released its earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.05, Stock Ratings News reports.


Related Topix: Sikorsky Aircraft, Manufacturing, GE Aircraft Engines, Industrial Machines, Hamilton Sundstrand, Paper, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Pratt Industries, Clipper Windpower

18 hrs ago | Sympatico Finance

Lockheed boosts profit 23 percent, lifts 2014 outlook

Lockheed Martin Corp , the Pentagon's largest supplier, on Tuesday reported a 23 percent jump in operating profit and earnings per share in the first quarter, and raised its earnings per share outlook for the full year by 25 cents.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

19 hrs ago |

Proposed Houston Spaceport Lands Private Space Plane Partner

Houston has landed a partner in its bid to establish its own spaceport in the form of a private spaceflight company that may someday land its mini space shuttle at the facility.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Houston, TX, Manufacturing, Sierra Nevada, US Military, Ellington Field, US Air Force, NASA

23 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Arotech: A Dead Battery In Disguise - Why The Stock Is Worth No More Than $2 Per Share

ARTX is worth $2-share. Hype surrounding Tesla's Gigafactory drove a 1-year 300% increase in ARTX - expect it to decline as Management confesses Arotech has nothing related with Tesla.


Related Topix: Arotech, Electronics, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Nasdaq books fifth straight gain

US stocks advanced modestly on Monday in subdued trading as investors showed hesitation in the wake of a strong rally last week and before a slew of key earnings releases this week.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Stanley, General Electric, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley European Fund, Financial Services, Morgan Stanley

Business Journal

It's fine for Boeing to spread engineering jobs around, former exec says

Jim Albaugh, former CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, continues to actively support aerospace engineering around the country, and believes it's key to Boeing's future.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Seeking Alpha

CapEx: Still Waiting For Godot

In a recent post, I wrote that the US economy is mid-cycle and we need to see signs of capital expenditure acceleration for stock prices to meaningfully advance from current levels .


Related Topix: Honeywell International

Business Wire

Teledyne Technologies Announces 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Webcast Details

To access the live webcast, go to approximately ten minutes before the scheduled start time.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Teledyne Technologies

Effingham Herald

Gulfstream named manufacturer of the year

Gov. Nathan Deal presented Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation with the Georgia Manufacturer of the Year award in the large company category .


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Gulfstream Aerospace, Savannah, GA

Zacks Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for General Electric

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research report issued on Monday, Stock Ratings reports.


Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric


BAE Systems develops a flat lens that acts like it's curved

Anyone who's ever needed a pair of thick eyeglasses has a firm idea that lenses are the one thing where form follows function.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Gadgets


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