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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

DARPA calls for risk-takers, research proposals

In mid-April, DARPA plans to officially request executive summaries, white papers and research proposals for new defense systems, according to the agency.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Google, Startups, Business News

7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Northrop Grumman to signifcantly expand international, non-defense...

Northrop Grumman chief executive Wes Bush said the US defense group is seeking to significantly expand its international sales and non-defense commercial operations.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman

11 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Believe It or Not, Drones Will Change the Civilian World for the Better

Drones represent an incredible technological advance that is coming out of the military industrial complex.

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Related Topix: Computers, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman

16 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Want to Retire Rich? Look No Further Than the Dow

Yet for investors saving for retirement with a much longer time horizon in view, the Dow has been a fertile source of successful long-term stock picks, with Wal-Mart ( Among today's 30 component stocks in the Dow Jones Industrials, Wal-Mart leads the rest with an average annual return of 23% since 1974.

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

20 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Thank You Lockheed Martin

The high-tech economic boom that Israel has experienced in the last few years. is a great Zionist endeavor which must be embraced and further built upon.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

General Electric: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

I postulate a major paradigm shift is about to take place for General Electric .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lockheed mentoring boosts growth at Endicott firm

Not often can you call a multimillion dollar venture a protege. Unless the mentor is a multibillion company.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Endicott, NY, Owego, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance, ISO 9000

CNews

Loch Ness sighting? Apple maps appears to have found mythical creature

Andy Dixon told the Daily Mail he was "trawling through satellite transmissions of different parts of the country and I thought I would try Loch Ness.

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Stars and Stripes

Scorpion military jet completes 50 hours of flight time

Textron AirLand's new small military jet, the Scorpion, has completed more than 50 hours of flight time since flight testing began in December, the company said.

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Related Topix: Cessna Aircraft

The Motley Fool

Boeing's Growler Takes Aim at Lockheed Martin's F-35

In fact, Boeing is using this argument to convince lawmakers to add 22 Growlers to the Defense Department's 2015 fiscal budget.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Military.com, Startups, US Military, US Navy

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Everest's base camp on the morning of April 18. According to spokesperson for The Heroes Project, Zach Rosenfield, "All memb... )--After successful completion of pilot testing at several colleges and universities, Heartland Payment Systems is officially launching its unique OneCard... )--GuideSpark, the leading digital employee communications ... (more)

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Related Topix: Heartland Payment Systems, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Rockwell Collins, US Bancorp, Banking, Camp Pendleton, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Foreign sales could keep littoral combat ship program afloat

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Navy, Marinette, WI

Sys-Con Media

Sumitomo Corporation Acquires Trophy Class Office Building in Downtown Chicago

The unique acquisition within a trophy-class building comprises 581,107 square feet of office space within a 27-storey class A mixed-use building.

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Related Topix: Sumitomo, Food, Grocery

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program

The U.S. Navy expects to award the contract for 23 new presidential helicopters in early May. Navy spokeswoman Commander Thurraya Kent recently said the U.S. Navy is currently in the final steps of the approval process for the contract award for the VXX Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

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

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

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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