WASHINGTON, Sept 12- Images of two Americans being beheaded and of Russian tanks rolling through Ukraine have boosted pressure on Congress to roll back $1 trillion in mandatory defense cuts that the defense industry blames for almost 100,000 job cuts in recent years.» Read More
CNBC has learned the Government Accountability Office will continue to consider part of a protest in the Air Force tanker refueling competition filed by a small U.S. company proposing a Ukrainian based tanker. However, the GAO is dismissing the most serious accusations made by the firm, U.S. Aerospace, which claim the Air Force engaged in intentional misconduct.
Raytheon has been removed from its lead role overseeing the £750m project to provide a secure border control system for the UK after the British government said it had “no confidence” in the US defense and security company. The FT reports.
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After years of planning, waiting, and yes, delaying some of the most important programs in its history, 2010 is the year when Boeing will see if it can finally deliver.
Lockheed Martin reported better than expected earnings Wednesday, if you take out new health care costs. However, one of the biggest questions facing the defense giant is the future of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
The EU banned all airlines from the Philippines and Sudan from flying into the region’s airports Tuesday, citing “serious safety deficiencies” found by the UN and U.S. aviation authorities, the New York Times reports.
Who knew a defense company could be hip? All those guys with slide rules and pocket protectors. I know, I know. It's not like that anymore. Well, not so much.
Defense contractor Raytheon's board on Wednesday raised its annual dividend by 21 percent to $1.50 and authorized a repurchase of up to $2 billion in stock.
Georgia suffered a double shock in the summer of 2008 as it entered a brief war with Russia just before the collapse of Lehman Brothers signaled the start of the global economic crisis. But the troubled country is now putting its tough times behind it, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili told CNBC Wednesday.
As the economy recovers and the outlook for jobs improves, employers are looking to hire again. That’s why now is a good time for the business community to make a belated resolution for 2010: to make the hiring of Soldiers and veterans a top national priority.
An Airbus official says the company is considering scrapping its A400M European military plane project just weeks after the maiden flight of the grossly over-budget plane.
Britain's military has closed a hotline that took reports of unidentified flying objects, or UFOs.
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