WASHINGTON— The Senate now will decide the fate of a House bill backed by the president that would end the National Security Agency's collection of American calling records while preserving other surveillance authorities. The bill before the Senate, known as the USA Freedom Act, would reauthorize the surveillance, but would phase out NSA phone records...» Read More
Christian Scherer, Head of Commercial at Airbus Defense and Space, explains why economic growth, not regional tensions, is fueling Asia's need for defense technology.
John Harris, CEO at Raytheon International, says precision weapon systems and surveillance programs are some of the sectors drawing interest at the Singapore Airshow.
Jose Eduardo Costas, Vice President of Market Intelligence, Executive Jets, at Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer discusses the growth of private jets in emerging markets.
Frank Kendall, U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, warns that the rate of production for the F-35 program might slow.
Defense spending around the world is expected to rise for the first time since 2009 in 2014, as Asian and Middle Eastern countries buy up weapons.
In its surveillance for terrorism suspects, the NSA has been trying to exploit a basic byproduct of modern telecommunications. NYT reports.
CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at earnings from defense companies Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics, and previews the defense earnings calendar for next week.
The president also announced that communication providers will be allowed to share more information about the government's data requests.
Obama will say Friday he has decided that the government should not hold bulk telephone metadata.
Los Angeles-based start-up DreamHammer has created Ballista, which aims to become the Windows or Android of unmanned aerial systems.
The U.S. is investigating export and import procedures at Honeywell after the firm included Chinese parts in equipment it built for the F-35 jet.
Tornado fighter jets containing 3-D-printed parts have flown for the first time, defense giant BAE Systems said.
The Pentagon waived laws banning Chinese-built components on US weapons to keep the F-35 fighter program on track in 2012 and 2013, a report said.
FireEye acquired Mandiant, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secret Chinese military unit believed to be behind hacking attacks on U.S. companies.
Ralph Shrader, Booz Allen Hamilton CEO, discusses former employee Edward Snowden and the impact the negative press had on its business. Shrader also weighs in on the challenges of potential defense cuts.
CNBC's Jane Wells shares her predictions for the defense industry in 2014 and weighs in how international sales impact Lockheed's bottom line.
Japan is set to announce its first ever national security strategy on Tuesday amid heightened tension with China. CNBC's Tokyo Bureau Chief Kaori Enjoji has more.
Japan and Southeast Asian countries called for freedom of the air and sea on Saturday, as China's military assertiveness raises tensions.
Vladimir Putin ordered Russia's military to increase its focus on the Arctic and finish plans to upgrade military bases there.
The U.S. defense secretary, has opened the door to more weapons sales to the Gulf states, as Washington seeks to convince allies of its commitment to the Iran nuclear talks. The Financial Times reports.