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Perhaps no industry has been as male dominated as the defense industry. Now, two major contractors, including the largest defense company in the world, will soon be led by women.
As sex-scandals rock the defense world, women are stepping up to lead, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Former Rep. Joe Sestak, (D-PA), explains why he is "optimistic" that Congress will avoid the fiscal cliff and keep the U.S. military capable.
Iran launched large-scale air defense drills in the country's eastern half on Monday, Iranian media reported, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over a military incident in the Gulf reported last week.
Amidst the disappointment for the Republicans, what does the GOP stand for and where do they go from here? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; and Ed Rogers, BGR Group chairman, provide perspective.
Despite all the talked about "skewed polls," voter polling this year proved to be almost accurate, with Ed Goeas, The Tarrance Group president & CEO.
U.S. defense officials confirm today that Iranian fighter planes fired, and missed, at a U.S. drone days before election day, with John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host; and Ken Heebner, Capital Growth Management, explains why he thinks a deal will be reached on the fiscal cliff.
House Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam, R-Ill., says both parties in Congress should be able to have a victory lap but vowed that a tax increase was not on the table.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports just how bad the fiscal cliff is, saying the CBO Report forecasts GDP would drop by 0.5 percent in 2013; and Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), weighs in.
According to Reuters, Boeing is aiming to cut costs by an additional $1.6 billion, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Andy Brenner, National Alliance Securities, assesses the threat of inflation now, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Hackers picked the one day of the year they knew they could inflict the most damage on the world’s biggest oil producer, Saudi Aramco — and U.S. intelligence officials believe the attack came from Iran. The New York Times reports.
Democrats were expected to use devastating defense budget cuts as leverage for a deal that would raise taxes on the rich. Did President Obama throw the program under the bus in last night's debate? Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA), provides perspective.
A group of BAE Systems shareholders has demanded the resignation of chairman Dick Olver, saying sweeping changes are needed at the UK defense group following the collapse of the EADS merger two weeks ago. The FT reports.
There are no signs of recession anywhere in the world, Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” after earnings on Monday.
The fiscal cliff may sound like the name of an exercise retreat on a mountain top in Southern California, but the reality is not so pretty. What it refers to is the potentially dire economic situation the U.S. faces at the end of 2012. Here's a look.
Read ahead to see what they are, and find out what employment data, industries and companies are located there to make them top destination states.
BAE Systems’ largest shareholder will on Monday signal its “significant reservations” about the U.K. defense group’s proposed tie-up with EADS, the FT reports.
Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.
Q, the twinkly-eyed boffin who provides James Bond with his trademark high-tech gadgetry, faces fresh competition. The heads of British intelligence are appealing to small and medium-sized technology companies to help to provide the gizmos they need for covert operations, the Financial Times reports.
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