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The new chief executive of Airbus says he is ready to “bet” that the European aircraft maker’s planned new A350 widebody passenger jet will not suffer the same three-year delay that Boeing had with its 787 Dreamliner, the Financial Times reports.
Disney has now banned junk food advertisements aimed at children on all of its television and radio networks by 2015; and NASA receives a very generous gift from the government's secret military intelligence space program, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Tim Huxley, Executive Director at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, says the biggest issues in the region are China's rise and the U.S.'s re-balancing of its security commitment in Asia. The US will have to be very careful in the way it deals with territorial disputes in the region.
Asked what he would be willing to give up to address the U.S. debt crisis, Rep. Paul Ryan stood his ground Tuesday and insisted it was Democrats who needed to cede ground.
European Union forces on Tuesday attacked a Somali pirate base for the first time, using a combat helicopter to strafe several of the signature fiberglass skiffs that the pirates use to hijack ships, the New York Times reports.
Although there are no shortages of veteran hiring initiatives on Wall Street, very few banks have hiring programs specifically for combat veterans. Despite all the hype, vets still have to apply online like everyone else and compete against other civilian job seekers, who typically have more relevant industry experience than they do.
Gun shops across the country are holding "Ladies Nights," as the number of women who own guns increases. CNBC's Diana Olick explains.
I know that spending potentially a trillion dollars over 50+ years to create and support a single jet program may sound a tad...excessive, but...wouldn't you want to fly one?
CNBC's Jane Wells keeps a close eye on reports from the Treasury Department regarding underperforming areas of the defense sector and says Defense Secretary Panetta is 100 percent committed to the F-35 program.
Neal Keating, Kaman Corp. chairman, president & CEO, offers insight on the company's transfer to the NYSE from the Nasdaq, as well as the aerospace business and defense spending.
NBC's Tom Brokaw has the story on millions of veterans coming home and the obligation the U.S. has to reintegrate soldiers into a civil society.
"Veterans have led in the field; they can lead in a factory or research facility. Veterans believe in getting the job done and doing it in the right way," writes GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt.
Two mortgage brokers in Georgia became instant millionaires after successfully suing banks for defrauding military veterans in Veterans administration home loans by hiding unallowable fees in mortgage documents.
Lockheed Martin can rally despite big budget cuts at the Pentagon thanks to the election year trade, says Mad Money's Cramer. It's a binary trade, and investors need to think of it as a short-term trade, not a long-term investment.
The week's top business news and investing advice, including top picks for 2012 and defense, with CNBC's Mandy Drury.
President Obama outlined a new, leaner military budget, promising not to sacrifice strength, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Credit Suisse says Mitt Romney is the best candidate for the defense industry, but some companies aren't waiting to see who wins the 2012 election, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Brian Ruttenbur, Morgan Keegan & Co., and Cai von Rumohr, Cowen & Co., discuss whether defense stocks are poised to fall or rise.
Cramer outlines an investment idea that works when the market goes higher and allows investors to fall back on it when the averages fall.
Romney squeaks to victory, the GOP takes Congress, Obama raises taxes and the Fed keeps rates on hold.
How a likely failure of the Super Committee could have a major impact on the defense budget, with former defense secretary William Cohen, The Cohen Group CEO.