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Defense Defense Contractors

  • BERLIN, March 7- Germany's defence ministry on Tuesday told lawmakers it would not complete a contract with European weapons maker MBDA for a multi-billion euro missile defence system during the current legislative period as planned, ministry sources said. Coming at a time when NATO is beefing up its presence in eastern Europe due to fears of about a greater...

  • BERLIN, March 7- Germany's defense ministry on Tuesday told lawmakers it would not complete a contract with European weapons maker MBDA for a multi-billion euro missile defense system during the current legislative period as planned, ministry sources said. Coming at a time when NATO is beefing up its presence in eastern Europe due to fears of about a greater...

  • What's working: Seek sweet spot in financials

    Jason Trennert Strategas Research Partners, reveals where he is finding value and why markets are likely to move higher from here.

  • Defense under Trump administration

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on which defense names could benefit from increased military spending as outlined by the president in his address to Congress.

  • The Trump military build-up

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the effect on defense stocks following talk from President Trump on beefing up military spending in the budget.

  • President Donald Trump discusses the federal budget in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    President Trump intends to sharply increase U.S. defense spending for the coming fiscal year, the New York Times reported late on Sunday.

  • LONDON, Feb 23- BAE Systems, the world's third-largest defense contractor, said its earnings would rise 5 to 10 percent this year, boosted by an increase in U.S. military spending and a ramp-up in programs such as the F-35 combat aircraft. The company, which is building Britain's Dreadnaught-class submarine, also met expectations with a 7 percent rise in 2016...

  • LONDON, Feb 23- BAE Systems, the world's third-largest defence contractor, said its earnings would rise 5 to 10 percent this year, boosted by an increase in U.S. military spending and a ramp-up in programmes such as the F-35 combat aircraft. The company, which is building Britain's Dreadnaught-class submarine, also met expectations with a 7 percent rise in 2016...

  • First look inside the F-35 factory

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look inside Lockheed Martin's Forth Worth facility where the fifth generation of F-35 fighter jets are assembled.

  • Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, at a press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

    Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu was set to visit Singapore this weekend, marking an Israeli head of state’s first official visit in 30 years.

  • BONN, Germany, Feb 16- An oil leak that grounded an Airbus A400M during German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen's first business trip with the military transport plane stemmed from a hydraulic connector for a propeller blade in one of its engines, the air force said. The breakdown during von der Leyen's trip to Lithuania marked a further embarrassment for a...

  • Aerospace product line, industrial

    The U.S. aerospace and defense industry has set a new record for international sales in 2016, delivering $146 billion in exports.

  • *India's navy rejects homemade Tejas for being too heavy. BENGALURU/ NEW DELHI, Feb 13- India's navy is in the hunt for a new foreign fighter jet after rejecting an indigenously made aircraft as too heavy, the latest sign of the struggle to get Asian militaries to buy locally to grow their defence industries. India, South Korea, Taiwan and other Asian buyers are...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- A group of companies including subsidiaries of BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman Corp, Science Applications International Corp, Teledyne Technologies Inc and KBR Inc will share in a $3.04 billion missile defense contract, the Pentagon said on Thursday. The order-dependent contract is for a "research and development effort for the design,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- A group of companies including subsidiaries of BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman Corp, Science Applications International Corp, Teledyne Technologies Inc and KBR Inc will share in a $3.04 billion missile defense contract, the Pentagon said on Thursday. The order-dependent contract is for a "research and development effort for the design,...

  • The U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports that according to Reuters, Lockheed Martin and the Department of Defense have inked a deal worth $8.5 billion for 90 F-35 jets.

  • Trump: We cut $600M off cost of F-35

    President Donald Trump speaks about his negotiations with Lockheed Martin and other defense contracts.

  • Members of the U.S. Army 173rd Airborne Brigade demonstrate urban warfare techniques as Ukrainian soldiers look on on the second day of the 'Rapid Trident' bilateral military exercises between the United States and Ukraine that include troops from a variety of NATO and non-NATO countries on September 16, 2014 near Yavorov, Ukraine.

    NATO members may give into Trump's demands and fork out more cash to fund their respective defense sectors, the Cato Institute said.

  • Time to get a bigger defense budget: Expert

    Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmit, U.S. Army (Ret.), talks about President Trump's plans to rebuild a "depleted" U.S. military.

  • Executive Edge: Defense stocks to watch

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports national security takes center stage at the White House and provides a look at which contractors are positioned to benefit.