Aerospace & Defense


  • Euro Markets Rally, UBS Buoys Bank Stocks Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 12:01 PM ET

    European markets rallied to their highest close in a month Tuesday, as banking stocks surged after UBS reported a major writedown, giving investors hope the crisis in banks was nearing an end.

  • Regulator Raps EADS Over Insider Trading Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    French regulators recommended on Tuesday that executives at Airbus and parent EADS face insider trading penalties or charges linked to costly delays of the A380 superjumbo and said the company had misled markets.

  • Lock and Load Up on Alliant Tech Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 6:46 PM ET

    This trusted business might soon be favored by the U.S. government. Find out why.

  • Nittany Lion Fund Pitches Cramer Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 6:57 PM ET

    This student investment club manages millions and beats the market every year. But do they have what it takes to get their stocks blessed by the King of Cramerica?

  • War Machines Tuesday, 25 Mar 2008 | 6:54 PM ET

    Helicopters, airplanes, precision weapons – Textron makes them all. Find out why a key piece of news Thursday should boost their business.

  • Euro Rise to $1.6 Means Bankruptcy for French Aviation Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 10:45 AM ET

    The rise of the euro towards $1.60 threatens bankruptcies in Europe's aerospace industry, the head of France's Dassault Aviation, maker of Falcon business jets and Rafale fighters, said on Tuesday.

  • Euro Stocks End Higher on Central Bank Action Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 1:47 PM ET

    European markets closed higher across the board Tuesday, but off session highs, after news of fresh liquidity action from the Federal Reserve and other central banks boosted the major indexes.

  • EADS 2007 Loss Worse than Expected; Shares Fall Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 1:15 PM ET

    European aerospace group EADS reported a wider than expected 2007 net loss of 446 million euros ($685 million) on Tuesday, but said it had turned the corner on industrial problems recently gripping the company.

  • Boeing to Challenge US Air Force Tanker Decision Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 7:18 PM ET
    Boeing Headquarters

    Boeing said on Monday it would formally challenge a decision by the U.S. Air Force to award a $35 billion aerial tanker program to a team led by Northrop Grumman and Europe's EADS .

  • Boeing Reassessing Schedule for 787 Dreamliner Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 2:45 PM ET
    This undated photo made available on Monday, May 21, 2007 by Boeing Co. shows the first 787 Dreamliner sections on the final assembly line in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Boeing Co., Gail Hanusa)

    Boeing is reassessing the schedule for the new 787, the company said, an aircraft that some analysts believe will be further delayed.

  • Cramer's Defense Plays for a McCain Presidency Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 7:24 PM ET

    If the presumtive Republican presidential nominee takes the White House, these contractors stand to the gain the most.

  • Boeing's Air Force Tanker Bid Dilemma Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 6:33 PM ET
    Boeing Headquarters

    If it's un-American to send military contracting jobs to France, is it OK to send them to Japan? That's the question Boeing might have to answer if wrestles back a $35 billion Air Force refueling tanker contract.

  • Northrop Grumman Fires Back on Tanker Debate Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 4:46 PM ET

    Northrop Grumman said its victory over Boeing for a roughly $35 billion Air Force refueling tanker contract will support thousands of US jobs, firing back at opponents of the deal who take exception with Northrop's partnership with France-based aerospace company EADS.

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  • Senator Vows to Fight Airbus-Northrop Tanker Deal Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 11:41 AM ET

    Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback, a Republican on the Senate Appropriations Committee, on Tuesday vowed to fight funding for a $35 billion aerial refueling tanker deal awarded to Northrop Grumman and its European partner EADS, the parent of Airbus.

  • EADS Shares Jump on Military Contract Win Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 7:13 AM ET

    EADS shares rose more than 7 percent Monday after the U.S. Air Force on Friday chose the Airbus A330 over Boeing's 767 for an airborne refuelling contract worth up to $35 billion.

  • In a stunning upset decision, the U.S. Air Force on Friday awarded Northrop Grumman and Airbus parent EADS a multibillion dollar contract for 179 refueling aircraft.

  • Airbus Sees Plane Orders Halving This Year Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 6:46 AM ET

    Airbus said on Wednesday it expects orders for new aircraft to halve to around 700 this year after a record order intake in 2007 took its backlog to 3,600 planes. 

  • Singapore Airshow Takes Flight Sunday, 17 Feb 2008 | 10:47 PM ET
    RSAF Black Knights

    Aerobatics are set to blaze the Singapore skies this week as exhibitors, tradesmen and the public gear themselves up for what promises to be an exciting Singapore Airshow 2008.

  • The Return of the Bulls? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 10:56 AM ET

    Cramer's favorite sectors surged today. Here's why.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

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.