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  • Early Glance: Aerospace companies Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Boeing rose $2.82 or 2.3 percent, to $124.90. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 83 or. 5 percent, to $185.04. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 73 or. 5 percent, to $142.63.

  • Defense, tourism among winners in spending bill Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:04 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— A Michigan boot-maker, potato farmers and more than 1,200 contractors that supply parts for a next-generation fighter plane are among the many winners in the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill passed by Congress. The travel and tourism industry won a six-year renewal of the Corporation for Travel Promotion, or Brand USA, to promote tourism in the...

  • Final Glance: Aerospace companies Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Boeing rose $1.31 or 1.1 percent, to $122.08. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 34 or. 2 percent, to $141.90. Textron rose$. 34 or. 9 percent, to $39.67.

  • Midday Glance: Aerospace companies Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Boeing rose$. 89 or. 7 percent, to $121.66. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell$. 75 or. 4 percent, to $184.43. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 35 or. 2 percent, to $141.91.

  • Early Glance: Aerospace companies Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Boeing rose $1.25 or 1.0 percent, to $122.02. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 96 or. 5 percent, to $186.14. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.44 or 1.0 percent, to $143.00.

  • Final Glance: Aerospace companies Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Boeing fell $2.60 or 2.1 percent, to $120.77. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell $4.07 or 2.2 percent, to $185.18. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell $4.16 or 2.9 percent, to $141.56.

  • Midday Glance: Aerospace companies Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Boeing fell $2.32 or 1.9 percent, to $121.05. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell $3.70 or 2.0 percent, to $185.55. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell $3.41 or 2.3 percent, to $142.31.

  • Early Glance: Aerospace companies Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Boeing fell $1.94 or 1.6 percent, to $121.43. Lockheed Martin Corp. fell $1.77 or. 9 percent, to $187.48. Northrop Grumman Corp. fell $1.36 or. 9 percent, to $144.36.

  • Lockheed Martin wins Alaska spaceport bid Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The state-owned space agency on Friday named Lockheed Martin the winner of a bidding process to reconfigure a launch pad to accommodate larger rockets than what the Kodiak Launch Complex can currently handle. Lockheed Martin beat our three other bidders to reconfigure launch pad one at the Kodiak site, officials with the Alaska Aerospace...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- The Pentagon on Thursday said Italy and Turkey would provide initial heavy maintenance of Lockheed Martin Corp's new F-35 fighter jet and its engine in Europe from 2018, paving the way for billions of dollars in work by companies there. Bogdan said Italy would do initial heavy maintenance of the jets, with Britain providing backup if needed.

  • OTTAWA, Dec 10- Canada will stay part of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program while a decision is made on whether to actually buy the plane, the government said on Wednesday. The decision on how to replace Canada's current ageing fleet of Boeing Co CF-18 fighters has become a major political problem for Canada's Conservative government.

  • OTTAWA, Dec 10- Canada will stay part of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program while a decision is being made on whether actually to buy the plane, made by Lockheed Martin Corp, the government said on Wednesday.

  • PALMDALE, Calif., Dec 10- Lockheed Martin Corp's Skunk Works was the driving force behind development of many well-known U.S. military aircraft, including the famed "Blackbird" or SR-71 spy plane that could fly from New York to Los Angeles in just over an hour. *While focused mainly on aircraft, it has developed other weapons, including the Joint Air- to-Surface...

  • PALMDALE, Calif., Dec 10- Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon's No. 1 weapons supplier, has rarely felt the need to blow its horn about its secrecy-shrouded crown jewel- until now. "Skunk Works," Lockheed's business for developing weapons outside the company's main chain of command, is starting to lift the veil in a sign of fierce pressure to win new orders and protect its...

  • UPDATE 4-New NASA spaceship nails debut test flight Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Dec 5- A U.S. spaceship designed to one day fly astronauts to Mars made a near-bullseye splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, wrapping up a flawless, unmanned debut test flight around Earth. The point of the flight, which cost NASA about $375 million, was to verify that Orion's 16.5- foot diameter heat shield, parachutes, avionics and other...

  • NASA's Orion spaceship completes debut test run Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    The flight, which cost NASA about $375 million, was to test that Orion's equipment would work prior to astronauts flying aboard.

  • The point of the test flight, which cost NASA about $375 million, was to verify that Orion's 16.5- foot diameter heat shield, parachutes, avionics and other equipment would work as designed prior to astronauts flying aboard. NASA has been developing Orion, along with a new heavy-lift rocket, for more than eight years. NASA has spent more than $9 billion developing...

  • A Delta 4 Heavy rocket, currently the biggest booster in the U.S. fleet, lifted off at 7:05 a.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co that builds and flies the rocket, delayed launch by one day to resolve a problem with sluggish values in the rocket's first-stage...

  • Orion hopes to launch Friday—if rocket works Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft is seen at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 37, Dec. 3, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

    Thursday's planned maiden voyage was scrubbed after delays caused booster rocket fuel valves to get cold and sluggish.

  • Glitch delays NASA Orion capsule launch Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 37, Dec. 3, 2014.

    The launch of NASA's Orion capsule on a test flight around Earth was delayed after a last-minute technical problem with its rocket.