Much of this equipment is likely to be used in and around the South China Sea, where Beijing's creation of artificial islands has alarmed some Asian countries and stoked tension between China's navy and the U.S. air force. The Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Taiwan and Brunei also have overlapping claims. The interest in beefing up maritime capabilities was...» Read More
Celebrating CNBC's 25th anniversary, CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at how the defense sector will innovate over the next 25 years.
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.
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.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at how the defense sector will change over the next 25 years.
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.
In 25 years, military robots will operate with more freedom and begin to think for themselves.
It's Frank Kendall's job to write checks for programs that will shape U.S. defense forces for the next quarter century.
Peter Skibitski, Drexel Hamilton defense analyst, shares his thoughts on the future of the 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.
The House Armed Services Committee approved a bill authorizing a $496 billion Pentagon base budget but rejecting many attempts to cut spending.
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.
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.
How global unrest has impacted defense stocks, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Lockheed Martin reports earnings Tuesday. CNBC's Jane Wells reports earnings are expected to rise 9 percent.
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.
The U.S. Navy may someday be able to turn its back on fossil fuels thanks to an effort to turn seawater into fuel.
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 fired two short-range missiles into the sea Monday amid ongoing annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
The Ukraine crisis is a reminder that defense sector stocks can be a strong defensive play. Consider the strong outlook for Lockheed Martin.
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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