Speaking at a meeting with Russia's top military brass, Putin said the nation's nuclear forces are a "major factor in maintaining global balance," adding that "they effectively preclude the possibility of a large-scale aggression against Russia." The huge military buildup is continuing despite the country's economic woes, triggered by a combination of...» Read More
Bloodshed on the streets of Egypt is delaying completion of a lucrative deal to sell Lockheed Martin F-16s to the troubled U.S. ally.
The crisis in Egypt is delaying the completion of a lucrative deal selling Lockheed Martin F-16s. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.
President Barack Obama condemned Egypt's interim government Thursday, saying the United States was canceling a joint military operation in protest of violence that left 525 dead.
Despite sequestration concerns, the defense industry has developed strategies which are attracting some investors. Carter Copeland, Barclays analyst, has the plays.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on signs showing the sequester is having an impact on private sector defense jobs. Sources saw a slowdown in defense job growth beginning in the Spring.
James Brown, Military Fellow at Lowy Institute for International Policy talks about Japan's unique defense position, and puts its military ambitions in context.
Northrop Grumman reported quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
Lockheed Martin shares hit a new 52-week high, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The sequester is not impacting the defense contractor's cash cow.
Digging into the auto, defense and housing industries, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau, Jane Wells and Diana Olick. The aerospace and defense sector is at record highs.
Investors appear to be betting that the U.S. defense industry will be able to offset tens of billions in shrinking orders for swords with new, long-term contracts for plowshares.
Tony Fratto, former White House deputy press secretary and Thomas Snegaroff, senior research fellow at IRIS, debate on the NSA spying scandal, the EU's reaction and whether free trade talks will be impacted.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports defense contractors will update their international plans as Pentagon cuts are slowly nipping away at contracts. Will defense stocks surge in Q3? Cai von Rumohr, Cowen and Company, weighs in.
Taiwan may be enjoying an improving relationship with mainland China but it is increasingly becoming more and more distant from the U.S says Sean King, Senior Vice President, Park Strategies.
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Pt 2- Boeing president and CEO Jim McNerney discusses the company's strategy for growth as well as the need for more engineers in the U.S., and his thoughts on the American economy.
Sequestration and cuts to the military couldn't bring down the great U.S. defense sector. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on new competition in the industry.
Britain's finance minister George Osborne unveiled his plans for another round of government spending cuts on Wednesday as he tried to keep his deficit reduction drive on track despite stiff opposition to his policies.
Igor Shuvalov, Russia deputy prime minister, agrees with Kudrin's views that further investments in education and welfare is needed in Russia but disagrees with cutting the defense budget.
European aerospace companies called on Europe to launch its own independent drone program to equip armies across the continent.
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.
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