WASHINGTON, Aug 28- Two weeks of joint testing of the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet at a California air base by the Royal Netherlands Air Force showed that the new stealthy jets are able to share a significant amount of data with older warplanes, the pilot in charge of Dutch F-35 testing told Reuters. Colonel Albert De Smit, commander of the Netherlands...» Read More
Some of the major players in the defense industry are hoarding cash amid fears of going over the fiscal cliff, which would mean major cuts to defense spending. Howard Rubel, Jefferies aerospace and defense analyst, and Patrick McCarthy, FBR Capital Markets senior defense analyst, offer insight.
The Israeli Defense Minister asked Parliament to authorize the mobilization of 75,000 troops, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin; Richard Whittington, Drexel Hamilton aerospace and defense analyst, offers strategies for playing the defense sector.
The U.S. at war, a cyber war, and businesses and government are simply outgunned in the battle, said Eric Rosenbach, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy.
A new report from GOP Sen. Tom Coburn breaks down wasteful spending in the federal government.
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.
Perhaps no industry has been as male dominated as the defense industry. Now, two major contractors, including the largest defense company in the world, will soon be led by women.
As sex-scandals rock the defense world, women are stepping up to lead, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Former Rep. Joe Sestak, (D-PA), explains why he is "optimistic" that Congress will avoid the fiscal cliff and keep the U.S. military capable.
Iran launched large-scale air defense drills in the country's eastern half on Monday, Iranian media reported, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over a military incident in the Gulf reported last week.
Amidst the disappointment for the Republicans, what does the GOP stand for and where do they go from here? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and Ed Rogers, BGR Group chairman, provide perspective.
Despite all the talked about "skewed polls," voter polling this year proved to be almost accurate, with Ed Goeas, The Tarrance Group president & CEO.
U.S. defense officials confirm today that Iranian fighter planes fired, and missed, at a U.S. drone days before election day, with John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host; and Ken Heebner, Capital Growth Management, explains why he thinks a deal will be reached on the fiscal cliff.
House Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam, R-Ill., says both parties in Congress should be able to have a victory lap but vowed that a tax increase was not on the table.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports just how bad the fiscal cliff is, saying the CBO Report forecasts GDP would drop by 0.5 percent in 2013; and Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), weighs in.
According to Reuters, Boeing is aiming to cut costs by an additional $1.6 billion, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Andy Brenner, National Alliance Securities, assesses the threat of inflation now, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Hackers picked the one day of the year they knew they could inflict the most damage on the world’s biggest oil producer, Saudi Aramco — and U.S. intelligence officials believe the attack came from Iran. The New York Times reports.
Democrats were expected to use devastating defense budget cuts as leverage for a deal that would raise taxes on the rich. Did President Obama throw the program under the bus in last night's debate? Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA), provides perspective.
A group of BAE Systems shareholders has demanded the resignation of chairman Dick Olver, saying sweeping changes are needed at the UK defense group following the collapse of the EADS merger two weeks ago. The FT reports.