United Technologies also raised the low end of its 2013 profit forecast, citing cost savings from restructuring and improving sales trends.
China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.
The world is now more vulnerable to asteroid attacks, apparently, and monitoring the U.S./Canada border is currently a one-man job!
Just hours before Congress shut down the federal government, the Pentagon quietly went on a shopping spree and spent billions.
Doing a deal with the Chinese rather than with Europe or the U.S. has multiple advantages for Turkey, experts said.
Despite sequestration, defense contractor stocks remain near all-time highs, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. FM trader Steve Grasso says Lockheed is his favorite, and Pete Najarian likes Boeing.
Contractors were already cutting jobs, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
The amount of passengers taking domestic flights in China in twenty years time will dwarf that of the U.S., leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus said on Tuesday.
German airline Deutsche Lufthansa announced its largest-ever aircraft order on Thursday, worth 14 billion euros ($19.0 billion).
Lufthansa is close to placing an order, split between Airbus and Boeing, for dozens of long-haul jets, two people familiar with the matter said.
For a little while on Thursday, United Airlines was giving away airplane tickets for free, or close to it.
CNBC's Dominic Chu has the rundown on where all the action is as a slew of notable records are being made in several stocks and sectors.
One of the few things defense experts agree on about Syria is that any military strike will involve Tomahawk cruise missiles made by Raytheon.
Virgin Galactic says it successfully conducted a second rocket-powered, supersonic test flight of the passenger spaceship it is developing.
$1.6 million per missile. That's the cost of the Tomahawks the U.S. Navy may fire into Syria. But will that be a boon for Raytheon, which makes them?
Bloodshed on the streets of Egypt is delaying completion of a lucrative deal to sell Lockheed Martin F-16s to the troubled U.S. ally.
A newly declassified CIA history spills the story about Nevada's Area 51 and its secret mission— which was not to study UFOs, but to test the U-2 and other spy planes.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest on the UPS cargo plane crash that happened early Wednesday morning in Alabama. The crash involved an Airbus A300-600 aircraft.
Despite sequestration concerns, the defense industry has developed strategies which are attracting some investors. Carter Copeland, Barclays analyst, has the plays.
An outage at airline booking system Sabre caused difficulties for airlines including American Airlines, JetBlue and Alaska Airlines on Tuesday morning.
The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.
A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.