TOKYO, Dec 24- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveiled a new cabinet on Wednesday, appointing a defence chief whose desire for a stronger pre-emptive strike capability could rile neighbour China. Gen Nakatani, a lawmaker who served in the armed forces for several years, has served as defence minister before and favours Japan having the ability to hit enemy...» Read More
China's President Xi Jinping ratcheted down Beijing's heated rhetoric and called on the government to expand its foreign agenda through cooperation.
As the U.S. economy settles into tepid growth, investors should buy stocks whose revenues are not dependent on the economic cycle, history shows.
Thomas Henriksen, Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution, discusses possible factors behind Chuck Hagel's resignation as U.S. Defense Secretary on Monday.
The sudden departure of UTX CEO had investors scratching their heads and wondering whether it created an opportunity to buy the stock.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to reports saying Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was forced to resign and is not stepping down as President Obama indicated.
President Obama announces the departure of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Obama says Hagel will stay on until a successor is confirmed.
NBC News has confirmed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will be stepping down, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
The New York Times is reporting Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will be stepping down, with CNBC's David Faber.
China immediately denied the charges, saying in a strongly worded Foreign Ministry statement the U.S. grand jury indictment was "made up" and would damage trust between the two nations. The indictment was the first criminal hacking charge that the United States has filed against specific foreign officials, and follows a steady increase in public criticism and...
Nov 20- Apparel retailer Gap Inc cut its full-year earnings forecast as sales at the Gap brand continued to fall and demand for the cheaper Old Navy clothing slowed. Comparable sales growth at Old Navy stores slowed to 1 percent from 4 percent in the preceding quarter. The company cut its earnings forecast to $2.73- $2.78 per share from $2.95- $3.00 per share for the...
Lockheed Martin is pitching its unmanned helicopter, the K-MAX used in Afghanistan, to firefighting agencies. Insight, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Lockheed Martin wants to use its unmanned helicopter--the K-Max--as a firefighting tool. Check out the drone in action in video courtesy of Lockheed.
The US Air Force just completed an initiative to convert all of its bases from military-specific grade jet fuel to a civilian grade.
The Russian military has launched a mysterious object that Western space agencies are monitoring for signs of destructive intent. FT reports.
With U.S. stocks nearly 2 percent overvalued, investors are worried that markets will see another correction, says Hugh Jackson, Chairman of Hugh Johnson Advisors.
But with budgets already under pressure and deeper cuts looming in fiscal 2016, it remains uncertain if the Pentagon can win support in Congress to speed up the acquisition process and turn the new technologies into game-changing weapons. They are also urging Pentagon officials to keep slashing back bureaucracy, ease barriers for arms exports, and...
ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ, Nov 13- The U.S. Navy version of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet made its first night flight off an aircraft carrier on Thursday as it neared the end of two weeks of sea-based testing aboard the USS Nimitz, Navy and Pentagon officials said. Two F-35 C-model jets on board the carrier have already met 95 percent of the requirements for the...
Ohio state legislator Connie Pillich joins "Closing Bell" to discuss efforts to stop the many predatory lending tactics which target military personnel.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on companies helping to put veterans into their workforce.
Retired U.S. Army Colonel and Medal of Honor recipient Col. Jack Jacobs discusses if our society is doing enough to help veterans transition from the battlefield to boardrooms. Col. Jacobs also weighs in on Bob McDonald at the VA.
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