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Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson

Pension Income Again Boosts Earnings At Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Tuesday posted higher net profits in the third quarter due to…

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UTC Posts Strong Third Quarter Results

United Technologies [UTX] on Tuesday reported a strong increase in net earnings driven by tax…

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Lockheed Martin UK Wins $1 Billion Contract for 245 Scout SV Turrets

General Dynamics UK [GD] awarded Lockheed Martin UK [LMT] a $1 billion contract to deliver…

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MBDA Completes Flight Test Validation For Milan ER Missile Production

MBDA Tuesday said it completed the firing campaign Oct. 15 to validate the series production…

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iRobot Rolls Out First Multi-Robot Controller

iRobot Corp. (IRBT), Thursday unveiled the uPoint Multi-Robot Control (MRC) system, an Android-based app for…

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DISA Joint Regional Security Stacks Advances

In September the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) initialized the first Joint Regional Security Stacks…

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Gilmore: Budget Cuts Created Schism on Value of Live-Fire Tests for Ship Defense Systems

Tight budgets have created some differing opinions on the need for higher-end operational tests, the…

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Kendall: Better Buying Power Helped Make Some, But Not Enough, Progress on Interoperability

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said Tuesday that, for all the talk of open systems…

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Lockheed Martin Awaiting CDD for Army's Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport

Lockheed Martin [LMT] and others in industry are awaiting the capabilities design document for the…

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Army Upgrading Stryker, Abrams For Improved Performance, Future Growth

The Army is working with General Dynamics [GD] on Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) for Stryker…

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Lightening The Soldiers’ Load, General Dynamics Offers The MUTT

Looking over the increasing numbers and weight of equipment soldiers carry, General Dynamics [GD] came…

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General Dynamics Offers Existing Strykers As M113 Replacement For Echelons Above Brigade

General Dynamics [GD] is proposing an acquisition strategy to the Army to replace the venerable…

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Lockheed Martin-Led Team Launches Future USS Detroit

The Lockheed Martin- [LMT] led industry team launched the United States’ seventh Littoral Combat Ship…

The Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV). Photo by Northrop Grumman.

Navy Tests Fire Scout Drone On Trimaran LCS

The Navy has conducted the first testing of the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter aboard…

CSIS, DoD, Contract Spending

Top Defense Contractors Fared Better Under Sequestration Than Rest Of Industry, CSIS Report Says

The top six defense contractors saw their overall receipt of Defense Department contract obligations decline…

CSIS, DoD, Contract Spending

Top Defense Firms Fared Better Under Sequestration Than Rest Of Industry, CSIS Report Says

The top six defense contractors saw their overall receipt of Defense Department contract obligations decline…

Artist's illustration of NASA's TEMPO concept. Photo: Space Systems Loral.

Air Force Reorganizes Hosted Payload Office

The Air Force reorganized its organization that handles hosted payloads, or government sensors that catch…

CSIS, DoD, Contract Spending

Top Defense Contractors Fared Better Under Sequestration Than Rest Of Industry, CSIS Report Says

The top six defense contractors saw their overall receipt of Defense Department contract obligations decline…

CSIS, DoD, Contract Spending

Top Defense Firms Fared Better Under Sequestration Than Rest Of Industry, CSIS Report Says

The top six defense contractors saw their overall receipt of Defense Department contract obligations decline…

Artist's illustration of NASA's TEMPO concept. Photo: Space Systems Loral.

Final RFP For TEMPO Hosted Payload Program Could Be Released In February

The Air Force could release in February its final request for proposals (RFP) for a…

CSIS, DoD, Contract Spending

Top Defense Firms Fared Better Under Sequestration Than Rest Of Industry, CSIS Report Says

The top six defense contractors saw their overall receipt of Defense Department contract obligations decline…

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R)

Jindal, Talent: Defense Spending Should Equal 4% GDP; Defense Acquisition Reform Needed

Louisiana governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) released a report on Monday…

Robert Work. Photo: U.S. Navy

Work: OCO May be Needed for Years to Fund Operations if Base Budget Remains Capped

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said the Pentagon and Congress will eventually need to decide…

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DoD Working to Secure Funds to Fight ISIS; CSBA: Costs Could Range from $2.4 Billion to $22 Billion Annually

The Defense Department is working with congressional committees to obtain additional funding for fiscal year…

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson

Pension Income Again Boosts Earnings At Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Tuesday posted higher net profits in the third quarter due to…

UTC Posts Strong Third Quarter Results

United Technologies [UTX] on Tuesday reported a strong increase in net earnings driven by tax…

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Alcoa Expects Future Expansion Via External Acquisition And Internal Investment

Buoyed by its recent acquisition of metals manufacturer Firth Rixson, Alcoa [AA] expects future expansion…

President Obama working on his State of the Union Address earlier this year. Official White House photo.

Obama Orders More Secure Financial Transactions By Feds

President Barack Obama on Friday issued an executive order requiring the federal government to increase…



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