FALLS CHURCH, Va.-- Defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. said Thursday that its board approved the repurchase of another $4 billion in stock, and it plans to buy back a quarter of its outstanding shares by the end of 2015.. Northrop Grumman had 235.2 million shares as of April 19.» Read More
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European aerospace group EADS said on Wednesday it was extending its Power8 restructuring at planemaker Airbus and measures to tackle a weak dollar as it posted weaker-than-expected second quarter profit.
Boeing reported a greater-than-expected 19 percent drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday as it took a charge on a delayed military plane contract and suffered knock-on effects of its troubled 787 Dreamliner program.
Lockheed Martin said on Tuesday quarterly profit rose, as sales of its electronic defense systems and a one-time gain related to a sale of some land offset lower sales for its F-16 fighter jet program.
Honeywell International Friday reported quarterly profit jumped 18 percent, topping expectations, and raised its full-year earnings forecast, citing strong demand for aircraft electronics and environment and security control systems used in large commercial buildings.
Diversified U.S. manufacturer United Technologies said Thursday quarterly profit beat Wall Street forecasts, on solid demand for Otis elevators and fire and security equipment from the commercial construction sector, and boosted its full-year profit outlook.
Protectionism is not good for anybody and could hurt trans-Atlantic relations, the chief executives of EADS and Northrop Grumman told CNBC referring to the largest-ever tanker deal, which last week was reopened by the US department of defense.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Wednesday reopened a bitter $35 billion aerial tanker contest after the selection process that picked Northrop Grumman and EADS over Boeing was found to be flawed.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday he planned to reopen a $35 billion competition between Boeing and a team of Northrop Grumman and Europe's EADS to build new aerial refueling tankers.
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