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1 hr ago | LA Daily News

Space Park in Redondo Beach preps new James Webb Space Telescope

Over a dozen engineers and technicians tested the sunshield on the James Webb Space Telescope this week at the Northrop Gruman Space Park in Redondo Beach.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Redondo Beach, CA, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, NASA, Business News

3 hrs ago | The Times of India

The world awaits the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the latest in flying firepower

An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter takes off on a training sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Eglin Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Sukhoi Aircraft, Sukhoi Su-35

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Brazil's Embraer to sell 25 planes to China during Xi visit

Brazil will announce the sale of about 25 planes made by Embraer SA to Chinese airlines on Thursday during a visit by China's President Xi Jinping, a Brazilian official said.

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Related Topix: EmbraerEmpresa Brasileira de Aeronautica, Xi Jinping, Dilma Rousseff

11 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Orbital Set to Launch Cargo Delivery Mission to International Space Station

Orbital Sciences Corporation , one of the world's leading space technology companies, today announced it is in final preparations to launch the company's AntaresTM rocket carrying its CygnusTM cargo logistics spacecraft destined for the International Space Station .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Weather, NASA

16 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

EasyJet Set to Order GE-Safran Engines

European discount carrier easyJet PLC is poised to order engines from a General Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric

20 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

U.S. Navy maintains grounding order for F-35 fighter jets

A U.S. Air Force version of the F-35 Lightning II flies at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, in this April 20, 2010 file photo.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Marine Corps

22 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Developed by startup, Landscape Mobile, the company has also just... )--Teledyne Technologies Incorporated will hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 8:00 a.m.... Nordion Announces Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period and Receipt of No-Action Letter for Acquisition by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Teledyne Technologies, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Startups, ARESCOM

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Latest F-35 problems implicate Pratt-Whitney engine

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, already billions over budget and carrying a checkered developmental history that one senior Pentagon official described as "acquisition malpractice," is in trouble again.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Middletown, CT, Sikorsky Aircraft

News Times

PREVIEW-With Alstom deal settled, focus on GE turns to margins, orders

General Electric's second-quarter earnings report next Friday comes soon after it prevailed in a two-month fight to acquire the power assets of France's Alstom.

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Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services

Stars and Stripes

Behind the scenes, a fight wages over replacement for Army armored vehicle

It seemed like General Dynamics' attempt to win the contract was over before it officially began.

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Related Topix: General Dynamics, Manufacturing, Gulfstream Aerospace

Government Executive

Where to View This Weekend's East Coast Rocket Launch

Orbital Sciences Corp. rolls out the Antares rocket to Virginia's Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A in preparation for launching its Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Orbital Sciences Corporation, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Business Journal

Bomber program announced -- officially this time

The Pentagon officially kicked off the program to replace its fleet of B-2 bombers.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin

The Motley Fool

The Boeing Co. Increases 20-year Forecast

One of the most discussed developments today focused on details of the minutes from the June meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee .

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Business Wire

Orbital to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results on July 17

Orbital will also conduct a conference call with financial analysts and investors the same morning, beginning at 9:00 a.m. .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Edmonton Journal

B.C. man busted in U.S. military spy scandal

A man arrested in Richmond is being sought for extradition to the U.S. over allegations he was part of a conspiracy to hack computers of defence contractors including Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Martin Agency, Advertising

The Modesto Bee

Brown signs tax bill that will benefit Tesla plant

A legislative debate that lasted for hours July 3 over AB2389 by Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, focused nearly entirely on the 15-year tax incentive for Lockheed Martin Corp., which is bidding for a $55 billion federal aerospace contract.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Palmdale, CA

Canada.com

Den Tandt: French firms vie for share of DND pie

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Aircraft, Dassault Rafale, Dassault Aircraft, Military Aircraft, North America, Canada, World News, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Stephen Harper

The Day

Students get first-hand look at Electric Boat manufacturing

Angie Portella, right, 12, of New London, adjusts her hard hat while riding on an Electric Boat bus with fellow participants in the Young Manufacturers Academy Summer Program, as they tour the Electric Boat shipyard in Groton Thursday, July 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Electric Boat, New London, CT, Groton, CT, East Lyme, CT

The Washington Post

Videos: New a Transformera jet, other wonders

BAE Systems has released a new video that highlights several of its developmental programs, including a "Transformer" aircraft.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BAE Systems, World News

Star-Telegram.com

Lockheed, partners pledge to pump $170 million into F-35

Lockheed Martin and its two main partners in the F-35 program have agreed to invest $170 million over the next three years to help bring down the cost of the over-budget, next-generation fighter jet by the end of the decade.

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

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