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2 hrs ago | ABC News

GE Spinoff Synchrony Rises in Stock Market Debut

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company is a spinoff of conglomerate General Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, General Electric, Financial Services, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, JC Penney

2 hrs ago | Business Journal

BAE Systems plans first acquisition in three years

It's a small one. But it's still an acquisition for BAE Systems Inc. , which hasn't bought a company since 2011.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Durham, NC

2 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

GE spinoff Synchrony rises in stock market debut

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company is a spinoff of conglomerate General Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, General Electric, Financial Services, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, JC Penney

3 hrs ago | West Australian

L-3 Communications fires four for misconduct in aerospace unit

The company's shares fell as much as 14 percent to $103.01 on Thursday, their biggest intraday percentage drop ever.

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Related Topix: L-3 Communications, Manufacturing, L3 Communications Integrated Systems, L 3 Communication Holdings, Telecom

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bombardier sees earnings rise, says CSeries and Learjet 85 testing progressing

Bombardier Inc. on Thursday reported adjusted net income in the second quarter of $192 million, up from from $158 million year over year, as revenues increased from $4.4 billion to $4.9 billion.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Bombardier Learjet 85, Bombardier Aircraft, Aircraft, Bombardier, Wichita, KS

6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Airplane and train maker Bombardier posts lower Q2 net income on higher revenues

Bombardier Inc. reports a lower second-quarter net income of US$155 million, or eight cents per share, compared with US$180 million, or 10 cents per share, for the same quarter in 2013.

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Related Topix: Bombardier

7 hrs ago | WTKS-AM Savannah

Boeing to assemble stretch dreamliner in Charleston

"This will allow us to balance 787 production across the The 787-10 will be 18 feet longer than the 787-9.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, South Carolina, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

12 hrs ago | International Business Times

NASA Scientists Advance Understanding of Climate Change With The Help Of IceCube

CubeSats, new satellite technology, will be used to test new weather-monitoring technology which could possibly unlock secrets of climate change.

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Related Topix: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Science / Technology, Space

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

U.S. approves $700 million sale of Hellfire missiles to Iraq

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq as Baghdad tries to fend off militant Islamist forces.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

Business Journal

Boeing projects increased need for pilots and technicians

Boeing says it expects the industry will need more than a million new commercial pilots and technicians in the next 20 years.

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Related Topix: Boeing, Oshkosh, WI

Sys-Con Media

Ball Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 14,500 people worldwide and reported 2013 sales of Conference Call Details Ball Corporation will hold its regular quarterly conference call on the company's results and performance on Eastern).

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Related Topix: Ball, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Science

Brandon Sun

MDA reports second-quarter profit and revenue up from year ago mark

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. said Wednesday it earned $36.5 million in the second quarter, up from $31.1 million a year earlier, as revenue grew by more than 20 per cent.

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

The Wall Street Journal

What the Nunn Campaign Memos Confirm About Money in Politics

The internal memos and 144-page campaign plan prepared for Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn are a fascinating if somewhat horrifying glimpse of the political industrial complex.

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, General Electric, Financial Services

Autoblog

Lockheed Martin has a unique opportunity with Humvee replacement

Sometime in 2015, the Pentagon will choose the successor to the venerable Humvee .

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

RF Globalnet

Javelin Joint Venture Demonstrates Vehicle-Mounted Missile Launch

The Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Related Topix: Raytheon, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, Redstone Arsenal, US Army, Huntsville, AL

Forbes.com

ULA Launches Three Air Force Satellites Into Orbit

The United Launch Alliance had its eighth successful launch of 2014 yesterday, when a Delta IV rocket successfully lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 37 after several days of weather-related delays.

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Related Topix: US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Orbital Sciences Corporation

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBC News

Military wants anti-missile defence for PM's plane

The Canadian military is looking for a system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Strategic Defense Initiative, Stephen Harper, Manufacturing, Elbit Systems, US Military, US Air Force

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Athabasca Oil Corp. . Oil and gas. Down 46 cents, or 7.18 per cent, to $5.95 on 7.6 million shares Amaya Gaming Group Inc. .

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Related Topix: Insurance, Anthem, Bombardier, Europe, World News, Germany, Oil & Gas, Talisman Energy, Energy

Autoblog

GM launches Shifting Gears program, aims to turn vets into techs

General Motors is teaming up with the US Army and defense contractor Raytheon to launch a new program aimed at helping soldiers transition to civilian life by providing marketable job skills that will help them snag a spot at a GM brand dealership.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Automakers, General Motors, Raytheon

GuruFocus.com

Bombardier: The World's only Manufacturer of Planes and Trains with 75% Upside Potential

We search for companies in which change can alter the future for the better. That can mean a change in management.

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