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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Japan looks to Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk in drone race

Japan is emerging as a major player in the global race for military drones, according to DefenseOne.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman

2 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Plane enthusiasts given chance to fly fighter jet - on their phone

ENTHUSIASTS have been given the chance to climb aboard a 1,500mph fighter jet built in East Lancashire - via an app on their phones.

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

2 hrs ago | Business Journal

As pensions bid adieu among defense contractors, how do the...

Lockheed announced earlier this month that it would freeze its pension plan. So how does its 401 stack up by comparison? Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Lockheed Martin Corp. is the latest company to announce it is freezing its pension plan - not too long after competitor The Boeing Co.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Pension, Lockheed Martin, Personal Finance, Boeing, Retirement

3 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Canada's space-bound laser has eyes for asteroid

Mike Daly, York University Lassonde School of Engineering professor, says asteroids are remnants of the creation of our planetary neighbourhood, which makes them incredible resources for understanding the solar system.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Computers, IT Services, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, Retail, Household Products, Media Arts Group

7 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

United Technologies 2Q profit climbs 7.7 percent

The maker of elevators, helicopters, jet engines and other products raised the low end of its 2014 earnings outlook because of strong results in the first half of the year.

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

10 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

General Electric: Is Selling Out Now The Right Move?

In the following sections I will lay out the reasons why I believe this has occurred.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dallas Morning News

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In a nondescript strip mall across town from the heavy security of its fighter jet operations, defense contractor Lockheed Martin opens its doors each day to a rotating crew of Chinese engineers.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, World News, China, Asia, China, TX, Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport, US Military, US Navy

Free Republic

Halper book: Clintons lobbied GE to get rid of MSNBC's David Shuster

Hillary and Bill Clinton went to the top of the NBC food chain, all the way up to General Electric's board, to get back at MSNBC's David Shuster in 2008, according to Daniel Halper's forthcoming book 'Clinton Inc.' Halper, the online editor at the conservative Weekly Standard, details how far the Clinton camp went to get back at Shuster for saying ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Financial Services, General Electric

ReporterHerald.com

DigitalGlobe releases images of Malaysia Airlines Ukraine crash site

This aerial image shows part of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 debris field. DigitalGlobe released several images of the debris field from July 20 and 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: DigitalGlobe, WebMD

Business Journal

GE Healthcare faces economic, Obamacare challenges: Immelt

GE Healthcare continues to face challenges in the United States market, where inpatient hospital admissions remain weak and the Affordable Care Act is making hospitals and clinics hesitant about buying new equipment, said General Electric chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt .

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Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services, Healthcare Law, Law, Waukesha County, WI, Milwaukee County, WI

MilitaryCity.com

Army working on taking the drivers out of its vehicles

A convoy of PLS and M915 Army trucks gets a test at Fort Hood, Texas. Testers were sometimes in the driver seats, but the vehicles were operated robotically.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Marine Corps

Seeking Alpha

Why There's No Space Like Aerospace

We like a metal bender and particular engine parts supplier and think its management team is among the best at driving efficiency improvements.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Boeing 787, Industrial Machines, Precision Castparts, Metals

Blackpool Today

Fylde-built Top Gun helmet set to take to the skies

A new Top Gun-style helmet which allows fighter jet pilots to see in the dark will take to the skies over Lancashire later this year.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Cameras

Sun Jul 20, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Is It Time For F-35 To Bid Adieu To The Skies?

Blame it on the engine fire; Lockheed Martin's F-35 has been grounded. If this wasn't all the good news, the F-35 won't fly at Britain's Royal International Air Tattoo, or RIAT, and could miss the Farnborough International Airshow, which starts on July 14. The latest technical failure in F-35's engine has only added to its already long list of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

The Motley Fool

Defense News Roundup: When the A/C Goes Out, the U.S. Army Calls a Contractor

The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in one respect, at least, the Pentagon is one of the most "open" of our government agencies.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Department of Defense, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Air Force, US Navy

The Motley Fool

Will Elon Musk's SpaceX Knock Boeing and Lockheed Out of Space?

SpaceX has won lucrative contracts from NASA to keep the International Space Station well-supplied with Tang and toilet paper.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Science / Technology, Space, NASA, US Military, US Air Force

The Motley Fool

Which Top Defense Contractor Will Win This $55 Billion Next-Generation Stealth Bomber Contract?

There's not a lot known about the U.S. Air Force's super-secret, next-generation Long Range Strike-Bomber, or LRS-B, project.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Aircraft, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman

WFAA-TV Dallas

Private jet recovery from recession an uneven ride

Private jet sales are rising again, climbing out of a deep recession when the company plane was an easy target for spending cuts.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, General Dynamics, Manufacturing

AmericanBankingNews.com

Triumph Group Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

Shares of Triumph Group have received an average rating of "Hold" from the thirteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, Stock Ratings News reports .

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Related Topix: Triumph Group

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

GE profit jumps 13% on aviation, oil and gas

The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CT, Honeywell International, Honeywell

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