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3 hrs ago |

How Will GE (GE) Stock Respond to $3.5 Billion Aircraft Engine Investment?

GE plans to open a new engine assembly plant in Lafayette, IN, bringing it into full operation by 2016.


Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, Financial Markets, General Electric, Financial Services, Business News

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

7 hrs ago |

Judge dismisses pollution suit targeting Moorestown plant

A federal judge in Camden has dismissed a lawsuit in which two Moorestown couples alleged that their families were exposed to health risks and a loss of property value because of underground contamination caused by a toxic chemical spill at a plant now owned by Lockheed Martin.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Moorestown, NJ, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

8 hrs ago |

Willis Lease Finance Corp. SVP Judith M. Webber Sells 2,083 Shares

Willis Lease Finance Corp. SVP Judith M. Webber sold 2,083 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 19th.


Related Topix: Willis Lease Finance, Leasing

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Bulls like United Technologies' rebound potential

New York a After pair of engine failures last quarter left United Technologies shares at the cheapest valuation in three years, trading in the options market suggests the stock is poised to rebound.


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

Air Force grounds 82 F-16Ds after cracks discovered

The Air Force has grounded over half of its F-16D Fighting Falcons, the service's Air Combat Command announced Tuesday.


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

The Globe and Mail

Shakeup continues at Bombardier aerospace unit

Bombardier's C-Series commercial jet takes off on its first flight on Monday, Sept.


Related Topix: Bombardier

Business Journal

Could UCLASS end up as the Pentagon's next runaway program?

Northrop Grumman Corp.'s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator is being used to test the first carrier-based launches by an unmanned aircraft, with the goal being to reduce risks for the follow-on UCLASS program.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman

Business Journal

Raytheon helping to introduce thermal imaging camera add-on for smartphones

Waltham-based Raytheon is working with a two-year-old startup to introduce a smartphone camera add-on for $100 or less this fall, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.


Related Topix: Raytheon, Santa Barbara, CA

Business Journal

Snapshot: Lockheed-Martin tests exoskeletons + Twitter experiments to users' dismay

Partial clearing is expected in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 20 percent. High: 87. Low: 71. *The lightweight, load-bearing exoskeletons popularized in the movie "Iron Man" will be used to assist the Navy's ship maintenance crew in performing tasks that require heavy lifting.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, Startups, Savi Technology, Twitter


Robotic vehicles team up on first fully autonomous mission demonstration

MAX unmanned helicopter autonomously delivering an SMSS by sling load as part of a first fully autonomous mission demonstration While aircraft such as the X-47B are paving the way for unmanned aircraft filling combat roles, autonomous aircraft are also being developed to tackle more mundane - but still dangerous - military operations.


Related Topix: Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Army, Fort Benning, Theater, Arts, Science / Technology, Robots

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Gulfstream moving toward supersonic jet

For more than a decade, Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace has dedicated a team of engineers and other researchers to finding a way to diminish the bone-jarring sound of an aircraft breaking the sound barrier.


Related Topix: Gulfstream Aerospace, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Directions Magazine

Waterloo makes public most complete Antarctic map for climate research

Thanks to a partnership between the Canadian Space Agency , MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. , the prime contractor for the RADARSAT-2 program, and the Canadian Cryospheric Information Network at UWaterloo, the mosaic is free and fully accessible to the academic world and the public.


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

The Washington Post

Canada's second thoughts on F-35 Lightning show concerns about plane's high cost

O, Canada, land of "peace, order and good government." Land of compromise and polite politics.


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

The Orlando Sentinel

Lockheed F-35 training work gets big boost

Lockheed Martin Corp. has received a nearly $233 million boost to its Orlando work on flight-training and maintenance simulators for the advanced but often troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, 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

West Australian

Raytheon wins damages after 2010 UK eBorders cancellation

U.S. weapons maker Raytheon Co on Monday said it had won damages of about 185 million pounds after a UK arbitration tribunal found the British government unlawfully terminated a border security deal with the company in 2010.


Related Topix: Raytheon

Why General Electric (GE) Stock Is Still a 'Buy' at TheStreet

About 7.8 million shares of GE traded hands by 11:15 a.m., compared to an average trading volume of about 28.1 million shares a day.


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

Sys-Con Media

U.S. Navy to Test and Evaluate Lockheed Martin Industrial Exoskeletons

This marks the first procurement of Lockheed Martin's exoskeletons for industrial use.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Navy

Electrolux in talks to acquire GE Appliances to expand North American reach

People familiar with the matter said on Thursday, that General Electric Co is in talks with Sweden's Electrolux AB and other parties to sell its household appliances unit.


Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services

Seeking Alpha

Buy Honeywell For Its Growing Revenues And Expanding Profit Margin

However, the company has been growing revenues and margins, and expects double digit earnings growth in the next 5 years.


Related Topix: Honeywell International, Honeywell

Sun Aug 17, 2014

LMI Aerospace Director Sells $255,240 in Stock

LMI Aerospace Director Ronald S. Saks sold 18,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 15th.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, LMI Aerospace


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