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  • Trump's billion-dollar deals abroad

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the details of the defense deals brokered during President Trump's visit Saudi Arabia.

  • DUBAI, May 21- Boeing Co has signed several defense and commercial deals with Saudi Arabia including for the sale of military and passenger aircraft, the company said on Sunday during a visit by U.S. Congress was informed last year that a sale to Saudi Arabia would involve 48 of the helicopters. Saudi Arabia is seeking closer defense and commercial ties with the...

  • Canada suggested on Thursday it could ditch its plans to buy the jets if the United States backed Boeing's claims that Canadian plane maker Bombardier Inc dumped jetliners in the U.S. market. Military procurement in Canada is handled by both the ministers of defense and public works, neither of whom were immediately available for comment.

  • OTTAWA, May 19- Boeing Co's military sales division is worried about Canada's threat to scrap the proposed purchase of 18 Super Hornet jets and is seeking talks with government officials, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday.

  • Defense contractors await Trump's trip

    Howard Rubel, Jeffries managing director of equity research, discusses the impact of President Trump's trip to the Middle East on the defense sector and gives his top picks.

  • US poised to greenlight $100B Saudi arms deal

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the details of the expected arms deal between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia as President Trump readies to travel to the Middle East.

  • OTTAWA, May 18- Canada said on Thursday it was reviewing plans to buy military equipment from Boeing Co after the firm alleged Canadian rival Bombardier Inc had dumped jets into the U.S. market.

  • Launched by MIT scientists, Ginkgo developed a technology that uses yeast to make perfumes, cosmetics, sweeteners and more.

  • Japan said the missile flew for 30 minutes and dropped in the sea between the North's east coast and Japan. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said North Korea's firing of a ballistic missile was a violation of U.N. resolutions and that Japan strongly protested the action. "North Korea's repeated missile launches are a grave threat to our country and a clear...

  • SEOUL, May 14- North Korea fired on Sunday an unidentified projectile from a region near its west coast, South Korea's military said. The launch took place at a region named Kusong located northwest of the capital, Pyongyang, where the North previously test-launched its intermediate-range missile it is believed to be developing. The launch is the first since a...

  • Inside Boeing's 'jamming' Super Hornet

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan has a look inside Boeing's F-18 production line to check out the company's fighter jet.

  • WASHINGTON, May 3- The U.S. Navy has decided to delay by a year until fiscal 2020 the awarding of a design and construction contract for a planned new frigate, according to congressional testimony on Wednesday by two Navy rear admirals. Navy analyses have determined that the U.S. fleet needs 53 small surface combat ships to supplement the larger aircraft carriers...

  • Boeing CEO on commercial air travel

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports comments from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg on the sidelines of the aerospace company's annual meeting.

  • EXCLUSIVE- TAIWAN PRESIDENT SAYS THERE'S NO SENIOR OFFICIAL TO TALK TO ON U.S.

  • BUCHAREST, April 20- NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior Defence Ministry official said on Thursday. The defence budget in Romania- a NATO member since 2004 and one of Washington's staunchest allies in eastern Europe along with Poland- was 1.7 percent of gross domestic product in 2016...

  • BUCHAREST, April 20- NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior Defence Ministry official said on Thursday. The defense budget in Romania- a NATO member since 2004 and one of Washington's staunchest allies in eastern Europe along with Poland- was 1.7 percent of gross domestic product in 2016...

  • BUCHAREST, April 20- NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior defence ministry official said on Thursday. The defence budget in Romania-- a NATO member since 2004 and one of Washington's staunchest allies in eastern Europe along with Poland-- was 1.7 percent of gross domestic product in 2016...

  • BUCHAREST, April 20- NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior defense ministry official said on Thursday. The defense budget in Romania-- a NATO member since 2004 and one of Washington's staunchest allies in eastern Europe along with Poland-- was 1.7 percent of gross domestic product in 2016...

  • Defense contractor showdown between Lockheed and Boeing

    Major defense contractors Lockheed and Boeing are vying for a big $16 billion Air Force contract for a new trainer jet for the military branch. CNBC’s Morgan Brennan reports.

  • Competition fierce for defense contracts

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at the big business of defense contractors.