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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 20- The election of Canada's Liberal leader Justin Trudeau as prime minister spells bad news for Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 advanced fighter jet program because last month Trudeau said he would not buy the plane if elected, U.S. industry and government sources said on Tuesday. Trudeau's election perhaps offers hope to Boeing Co, whose...

  • PARIS, Oct 20- Airbus Group named Siemens executive Dirk Hoke on Tuesday as the next head of its Defence and Space division, recruiting an industrial high-flyer with no previous aerospace experience to regenerate its second-largest division. Hoke, 46, will join Europe's largest aerospace group in January and progressively take over from Bernhard Gerwert,...

  • Stop that drone: UK's Chess Dynamics eyes orders Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 4:31 AM ET

    "We expect to get an order in the next six months," business development manager Julian Moir said in an interview, following recent trials of the product in France, Britain and the United States. In Britain and Poland, there have been "near miss" incidents over the last 18 months when drones have flown close to passenger airplanes at airports. Earlier this year, drones...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 6- The U.S. Defense Department would protect spending on operations and readiness if Congress fails to pass a budget for fiscal 2016, so procurement programs would sustain most of the impact, the Pentagon's chief arms buyer said Tuesday. President Barack Obama has said he would veto the $612 billion defense authorization bill, because of the "...

  • Start-up story: When sex doesn't sell Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 8:20 PM ET

    MysteryVibe has all the characteristics of a winning startup, but finding funding was challenge, until the Rise Hong Kong tech conference.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 21- Canada's opposition New Democrats on Monday defended Lockheed Martin Corp's right to try to sell Ottawa new fighter jets after a rival said he would not buy the company's F-35 plane if he won the Oct. 19 election. Canada's tortuous and controversial effort to replace its aging CF-18 fighters has run into repeated problems and is now part of a tight...

  • LONDON, Sept 17- A broadening wave of cyber attacks is drumming up new clients for defence companies as anxiety about the loss of sensitive data spreads from military chiefs to company bosses. "It will no longer just be the physical space that is contested, but the virtual space also, and the latter contest may even come to dominate proceedings," Air Chief Marshal...

  • *Jets made by Finmeccanica, BAE Systems, Airbus. The Eurofighter aircraft are produced by Italy's Finmeccanica, BAE Systems and Airbus. An industry source said Finmeccanica was the leading partner of the Kuwait deal and expected to get over 50 percent of its value.

  • ROME, Sept 11- Kuwait signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday to buy Eurofighter jets in a deal worth up to 8 billion euros, Italian sources said. The Eurofighter aircraft are produced by Italy's Finmeccanica, BAE Systems and Airbus. Kuwait, and other Gulf Arab and Middle Eastern countries are looking to acquire new high-tech military equipment to protect...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- Oshkosh Corp will dominate the U.S. military's wheeled vehicle market after winning a $6.75 billion deal to build 17,000 armored trucks to replace the U.S. Army and Marine Corps' aging fleet of 140,000 Humvees, analysts said on Wednesday. The Army said Tuesday that Oshkosh beat AM General, the privately held maker of the original Humvees, and a...

  • ADELAIDE, Australia, Aug 26- A Japanese consortium eyeing one of the world's most lucrative defence contracts, a A $50 billion project to build submarines for Australia, on Wednesday launched a public charm offensive to address local concerns over its bid. The consortium of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Heavy Industries has been hesitant to...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 25- U.S. specialty truck maker Oshkosh Corp has won a $6.75 billion contract to build 17,000 light tactical vehicles to replace the aging Humvees used by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, the U.S. Army announced Tuesday. Oshkosh beat out a team made up of Lockheed Martin Corp and Britain's BAE Systems Plc, as well as AM General, a privately held company...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 25- U.S. specialty truck maker Oshkosh Corp has won a $6.75 billion contract to build 17,000 light tactical vehicles to replace the aging Humvees used by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, the U.S. Army announced on Tuesday. Oshkosh beat out a team made up of Lockheed Martin Corp and Britain's BAE Systems Plc, as well as AM General, a privately held company...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 25- U.S. specialty truck maker Oshkosh Corp has won a multibillion-dollar competition to build a new light tactical vehicle for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps to replace their aging fleet of Humvees, sources familiar with the decision said Tuesday. Oshkosh beat out a team made up of Lockheed Martin Corp and Britain's BAE Systems Plc, as well as AM...

  • Industry executives and defense officials said they expected the Army to announce an initial contract valued at up to $9 billion late on Tuesday for 17,000 of 55,000 vehicles to be built for the Army and Marine Corps in coming years,. The Pentagon's Defense Acquisition Board, led by chief arms buyer Frank Kendall, met on Tuesday to review the acquisition...

  • Europe closes lower on earnings; Greek crisis worsens Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:31 AM ET
    A man walks inside the Athens stock exchange February 3, 2015.

    European equities closed lower on Thursday after mixed first-quarter earnings reports and as Greece's economic outlook deteriorated further.

  • Singtel buys US cyber security firm for $810M Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 2:44 AM ET

    Singtel agreed to buy U.S.-based cyber-security firm Trustwave for $810 million, in a deal that will expand its cloud-based services.

  • UK’s Prince George racks up nearly 800 presents Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    The Royal Family's official gifts list has been released, with one lucky boy being the favorite - having received over 700 gifts in 2014.

  • Japan to UK: How about some submarine-hunting jets? Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

    Japan is asking Britain to buy its P-1 submarine-hunting jet in a deal that could top $1 billion, a major step in Shinzo Abe's push to arms exports.

  • India eyes Sikorsky helicopter, other big US arms buys Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:00 PM ET
    The Sea Hawk U.S. Navy helicopter.

    India is expected to choose Sikorsky Aircraft's S-70B Sea Hawk helicopters at a 16-aircraft tender worth over $1 billion.