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  • Defense in 2039   Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    Defense in 2039

    Celebrating CNBC's 25th anniversary, CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at how the defense sector will innovate over the next 25 years.

  • The US jet fighter that can do it all—maybe Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 2:17 PM ET
    An F-35A Lightning II from the 33rd Fighter Wing streaks across the sky above Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. while coming in for landing after a training sortie.

    Technology is important for an aircraft the U.S. and its allies hope will be the backbone of air defense for the next half century.

  • The next 25 years in defense   Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 1:39 PM ET
    The next 25 years in defense

    In honor of CNBC's 25th anniversary, Peter Arment, Sterne Agee, looks at the innovation of the F-35 and how it will impact the defense sector in the future. CNBC's Jane Wells provide prospective.

  • Future of defense: F-35   Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 1:36 PM ET
    Future of defense: F-35

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at how the defense sector will change over the next 25 years.

  • Rise of robot military   Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 10:53 AM ET
    Rise of robot military

    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.

  • Defense tech in 2039: The robots are coming Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 10:46 AM ET
    Soldiers of the US Army's 23rd Chemical Battalion (background) wear protective gear to give a demonstration of their equipment as iRobot PackBot (front) moves during a ceremony to recognise their official return to the 2nd Infantry Division located in South Korea, at Camp Stanley in Uijeongbu, north of Seoul, on April 4, 2013.

    In 25 years, military robots will operate with more freedom and begin to think for themselves.

  • Meet the man with the Pentagon checkbook Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:56 AM ET
    Lockheed Martin Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite

    It's Frank Kendall's job to write checks for programs that will shape U.S. defense forces for the next quarter century.

  • The next 25 years in defense   Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 7:45 AM ET
    The next 25 years in defense

    Peter Skibitski, Drexel Hamilton defense analyst, shares his thoughts on the future of the defense industry.

  • Future face of defense industry   Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 7:41 AM ET
    Future face of 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.

  • House rejects Pentagon's pay, weapons cuts Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 8:54 AM ET
    Flanked by members of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, Committee Chairman U.S. Rep. Howard P. 'Buck' McKeon (R-CA) (C) speaks during a news conference March 1, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    The House Armed Services Committee approved a bill authorizing a $496 billion Pentagon base budget but rejecting many attempts to cut spending.

  • SpaceX to govt: Stop buying Russian rocket engines Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 6:40 AM ET
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, attached to the Dragon, a cargo-only capsule, lifts off from the launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Florida

    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.

  • Middle East defense spend set to rocket Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Defense spending in the Middle East and North Africa is set to hit nearly $1 trillion over the next seven years, a new report shows.

  • Macro story for defense stocks: Pro   Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    Macro story for defense stocks: Pro

    How global unrest has impacted defense stocks, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.

  • Street awaits Lockheed Martin's earnings   Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:42 PM ET
    Street awaits Lockheed Martin's earnings

    Lockheed Martin reports earnings Tuesday. CNBC's Jane Wells reports earnings are expected to rise 9 percent.

  • Warnings fly in tense call between Obama and Putin Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 9:38 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Obama said to President Putin during a phone call that Russia would have to face further sanctions if it continues its actions in Ukraine.

  • US Navy wants to power warships with seawater Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
    Guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (right), with a French anti-submarine frigate during exercises earlier this year.

    The U.S. Navy may someday be able to turn its back on fossil fuels thanks to an effort to turn seawater into fuel.

  • Boeing to inspect 787 Dreamliners for wing cracks Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 5:24 PM ET
    Boeing Dreamliner 787

    Some of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jets had hairline cracks in their wings due to a manufacturing problem, the airplane maker said Friday, reported the Wall Street Journal.

  • North Korea fires 2 more missiles amid US drills Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    South Korean Army's 130mm multiple rocket launchers fire live rounds during an exercise against possible attacks from North Korea in Goseong, South Korea, Monday, March 3, 2014. North Korea fired two additional suspected short-range missiles into the sea Monday amid ongoing military exercises between Seoul and Washington, which the North calls a preparation for an attack, South Korean officials said.

    North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea Monday amid ongoing annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington.

  • Defense stocks may now be a strong defensive play Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 2:26 PM ET
    Joint Strike Fighter F-35 Lightning II on the deck of USS Wasp, Aug. 28, 2013.

    The Ukraine crisis is a reminder that defense sector stocks can be a strong defensive play. Consider the strong outlook for Lockheed Martin.

  • US defense budget   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    US defense budget

    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.

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