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  • Defense Companies Call for European Drone Program Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 5:08 AM ET
    A drone on display in the exposition hall of the Border Security Expo in Phoenix

    European aerospace companies called on Europe to launch its own independent drone program to equip armies across the continent.

  • Defense Industry 'Strong': Raytheon CEO Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Defense Industry Is 'Strong': Raytheon CEO

    Thomas Culligan, senior vice president and CEO at Raytheon International, talks about the defense industry, the market's strength and where growth is likely to come from.

  • Feeling the 'Big Brother' Pain of Big Businesses Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 12:27 PM ET
    Retired Gen. Michael Hayden, former Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency Director.

    Gen. Michael V. Hayden, former director of the NSA and CIA, says classified document leaker Edward Snowden has contributed to misunderstanding about U.S. intelligence operations.

  • Leaks Pose a Big Financial Risk for Booz Allen Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 5:58 PM ET
    Former National Intelligence Director John McConnell, testifying before the Senate in 2007, is vice chairman of Booz Allen Hamilton.

    When Edward Snowden leaked details of a huge government surveillance programs, it presented not just a security debate for the U.S., but a public relations problem for Booz Allen.

  • Sunny Skies Ahead: Boeing Raises Jetliner Forecast Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    Boeing 787 Dreamliiner

    Boeing upgraded its 20-year forecast for airplane demand as aerospace firms heading to next week's Paris Air Show look beyond the financial crisis to pin their hopes on Asia.

  • Who Is Edward Snowden? Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Who Is Edward Snowden?

    29-year old Edward Snowden says he is the source in the biggest leak in NSA history, and was a former Booz Allen Hamtilon contractor, with NBC's Pete Williams; and Tim Pawlenty, The Financial Services Roundtable CEO; Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX); and Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, discuss.

  • On the site of a former military golf course where President Dwight Eisenhower once played, the future of U.S. warfare is rising.

  • Chinese National Pleads Guilty Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 1:52 PM ET
    Chinese National Pleads Guilty

    A Chinese national pleads guilty to attempting to export defense technology from the U.S. to China, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Cramer Gauges the Strength of Defense Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 6:25 PM ET
    Cramer Gauges the Strength of Defense

    The sequester cuts were supposed to hurt defense stocks, but some companies have been rallying higher. Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his top picks in the sector.

  • Talking Numbers: Get on Board Boeing? Monday, 20 May 2013 | 3:30 PM ET
    Talking Numbers: Get on Board Boeing?

    Boeing's 787 Dreamliner has completed its first flight since grounding four months ago. Carter Worth, Oppenheimer and Steve Cortes, Veracruz, discuss how to play the stock now.

  • US Defense Companies Go On Overseas Offensive Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 1:59 PM ET
    A United States Army missile defense system.

    As American defense companies prepare to feel the ill effects of the sequester on their bottom lines, the companies are increasingly looking to court new customers abroad.

  • Is Debt Destroying America's Superpowers? Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 7:36 AM ET
    Is Debt Destroying America's Superpowers?

    "There's no reason we have to spend on defense at the rates we've had," said Richard Haass, Council On Foreign Relations president, providing insight on how to fix the nation's growing debt burden.

  • US Army Chief of Staff on Budget Cuts & Defense Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 4:30 PM ET
    US Army Chief of Staff on Budget Cuts & Defense

    General Ray Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, explains what impact he is seeing on the Army as a result of military spending cuts.

  • Seven New Tools That Can Stop a Bomb in a Backpack Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 1:33 PM ET
    A researcher straps a bomb-sniffing honey bee into a custom-designed harness before a training session sniffing out explosives.

    Bomb detection technology is a growing industry, with more resources likely on the way. Here are seven new tools that could stop the next terrorist with a bomb in a backpack.

  • In the Crosshairs: Weapons Programs May Get Cut Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:19 PM ET
    The Pentagon

    President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget plan proposes cancellation of or cuts to several weapons programs.

  • So Where's the Pain From Sequester Cuts? Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 5:09 PM ET

    Warnings of massive job layoffs and another recession were all the talk when sequestration began in March. But so far the impact of government cutbacks seems a lot less than was predicted.

  • Stocks Tumble on North Korea Tensions Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 3:49 PM ET
    Stocks Tumble on North Korea Tensions

    The U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acknowledged he's concerned the crisis in Korea could escalate, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; and how this news is impacting stocks, with Brian Jacobsen, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds and Tom McClellan, The McClellan Market Report.

  • US Sending THAAD Missile Defense to Guam Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:08 PM ET
    US Sending THAAD Missile Defense to Guam

    The U.S. military is sending missile defense technology to Guam, specifically THAAD, or Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • US to Send Missile Defense to Guam Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 1:50 PM ET
    US to Send Missile Defense to Guam

    Defense Secretary Hagel says North Korea's rhetoric presents a "real and clear" danger from the country. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the U.S. is sending missile defense to Guam. CNBC's Bob Pisani, weighs in.

  • Panetta: US, South Korea Must Be Prepared Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 4:24 PM ET
    Panetta: US, South Korea Must Be Very Prepared

    Discussing just how concerned the world should be with the aggressive tenor coming out of North Korea, and whether the U.S. is doing enough to combat hackers, with Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense.

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