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  • Airlines Scrap Clunkers Sooner as Oil Prices Bite Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 4:55 AM ET

    Jets are heading off to their final resting place at a rate similar to cars as airlines scrap aircraft at earlier stages, according to new research.

  • Defense: Who's Affected by These Cuts?  Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells explains what areas of defense remain vulnerable.

  • Pentagon Gears Up for Big Layoffs  Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 1:28 PM ET

    The Pentagon is getting ready to lay off hundreds of thousands of employees, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • How 'Cliff' Will Impact Defense  Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 10:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports Defense cutbacks loom as the Pentagon plans to notify 800 thousand employees of potential furloughs if no deal is reached in a debt deal.

  • Defense in the New Year  Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Defense companies are sure to be affected if we go over the "fiscal cliff" because of automatic spending cuts to the industry, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Defense Stock Plays For the New Year  Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 10:17 AM ET

    Howard Rubel, Jefferies analyst, provides insight on how to play the defense sector.

  • Hundreds of Flights Canceled as Storm Pounds Eastern US Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 2:36 PM ET
    A pedestrian crosses the Smithfiled Street Bridge in Pittsburgh.

    A powerful winter storm forced the cancellation of about 200 U.S. flights on Thursday, as heavy snow and high winds pummeled the northeastern U.S.

  • The Lockheed Martin Corp. facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

    With so much government money going to defense companies like Lockheed Martin, it is difficult to imagine a "fiscal cliff" deal that does not cut at least some of the Pentagon's defense budget.

  • Rolls-Royce Could Face Prosecution in Bribery Probe Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 4:42 AM ET

    Aerospace and defense group Rolls-Royce said it was in talks with Britain's Serious Fraud Office over potential corruption involving its intermediaries overseas.

  • Most Expensive Military Programs Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Read ahead to see the most expensive U.S. military programs currently under way.

  • Defense Contractors Stockpiling Cash  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    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.

  • One Giant Leap for Europe? Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 3:57 AM ET

    In space no one can hear you scream. But they may be able to hear you moan about debt crises and squabble over how to keep your astronautical ambitions from crashing back down to Earth, the Global Post reports.

  • Report: Israeli PM Requests 75,000 Troops  Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 2:28 PM ET

    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.

  • Troublesome Liaisons of the Business World Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    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.

  • Tell the Truth: You Still Wanna Be an Astronaut! Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 1:35 PM ET

    Workers confess what they always wanted to be when they grew up. Yup, astronaut is on the list. To the water cooler ... and beyond!

  • Is the Defense Industry Becoming a Girls' Club? Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 2:10 PM ET

    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.

  • Is the Defense Sector the New 'Girls Club?'  Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 11:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.

  • Military Hanging in Fiscal Cliff Balance?  Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 11:04 AM ET

    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 Launches Air Drills in Country's East Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 6:05 AM ET

    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.

  • Why This Expert Is Bearish on the Markets  Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 6:14 AM ET

    David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff economist & strategist, says the markets are overpriced now and investors need to be diversified.

Defense Contractors

  • 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.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.