WASHINGTON, Dec 23- BAE Systems has won a contract worth up to $1.2 billion to build a new type of armored vehicle for the U.S. Army, the company and Army officials said on Tuesday. "The AMPV capitalizes on proven Bradley and M109A7 designs, meeting the Army's force protection and all-terrain mobility requirements while enabling the AMPV to maneuver with the rest of...» Read More
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told military fliers on Thursday the stealthy F-35 attack plane had "issues" but was still "the future for our fighter aircraft" despite a fire that grounded the fleet and jeopardized its international debut in Britain.
BRUSSELS, July 9- The chief executive of Bell Helicopter said on Wednesday he was confident that the company's concept for the U.S. Army's next-generation helicopter would be selected for flight testing in an eagerly awaited decision expected within the next month.
With the FAA drafting rules to permit the use of commercial drones, one pro has her eye on these names.
The Pentagon's F-35 program office, Air Force and Navy issued directives on Thursday ordering the suspension of all F-35 flights after a June 23 fire on an Air Force F-35A jet at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, according to statements by the Pentagon and the F-35 program office.
TOKYO, July 3- Japan's Mitsubishi Electric has agreed to take the first step towards a partnership with European missile maker MBDA to develop a medium-range air-to-air missile for the F-35 stealth fighter, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
WASHINGTON, July 2- U.S. and British military officials are working on a joint directive to require mandatory inspections of engines on all Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, after an Air Force F-35A caught fire at a Florida air base last week, said sources familiar with the situation.
Colorado is trying to outbid rival states like Florida and New Mexico for a bigger slice of the commercial aerospace industry pie.
What will our military look like in 25 years? CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at how the military plans to deploy robots into action.
Peter Skibitski, Drexel Hamilton defense analyst, shares his thoughts on the future of the defense industry.
From drones to robot armies, CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at what the U.S. defense industry might look like in 25 years.
The House Armed Services Committee approved a bill authorizing a $496 billion Pentagon base budget but rejecting many attempts to cut spending.
A court injunction prohibited two firms from proceeding with plans to buy Russian rocket engines used to send U.S. Air Force satellites into space.
How global unrest has impacted defense stocks, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Lockheed Martin reports earnings Tuesday. CNBC's Jane Wells reports earnings are expected to rise 9 percent.
Two espionage experts argue that understanding motive is as important as tech solutions to stopping the next Edward Snowden.
The Ukraine crisis is a reminder that defense sector stocks can be a strong defensive play. Consider the strong outlook for Lockheed Martin.
President Obama is expected to release his full year 2015 budget on Tuesday. CNBC's Jane Wells reports defense stocks were up on a down market day today.
The U.S. spent more than $600 billion on its military forces in 2012, the latest figures available. Here's a look at where the money went.
Chris Tinker, founder of Libra Investment Services, says the falloff in BAE Systems' stock after a profit warning is overdone, because the U.S.'s defense cutbacks are old news.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports how drone restrictions are impacting U.S. drone makers.