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Boeing rose$. 23 or. 2 percent, to $128.21. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 87 or. 5 percent, to $175.64. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $1.20 or. 9 percent, to $128.75.
Boeing fell$. 30 or. 2 percent, to $127.68. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $174.87. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 44 or. 3 percent, to $127.99.
WASHINGTON, Sept 8- The Pentagon's internal watchdog on Monday said it found numerous quality control problems during an investigation of the troubled "kill vehicle", or warhead, built by Raytheon Co for the Boeing Co- led U.S. missile defense system.
Boeing rose $3.29 or 2.6 percent, to $127.98. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 19 or. 1 percent, to $174.77. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 02 or percent, to $127.55.
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Boeing rose $3.40 or 2.7 percent, to $128.09. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 45 or. 3 percent, to $175.03. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 60 or. 5 percent, to $128.13.
Boeing rose $2.16 or 1.7 percent, to $126.85. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 43 or. 2 percent, to $175.01. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 17 or. 1 percent, to $127.70.
WASHINGTON, Sept 8- U.S. Export-Import Bank, caught in a rare political storm over its mission, is fighting for survival and its best line of defense is to debunk criticism that the 80- year-old institution favors corporate giants over small businesses.
The failure of a Pratt& Whitney F135 engine in June grounded the entire fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35s for several weeks during the summer, thwarting the advanced warplane's international debut at two UK air shows.
Boeing fell$. 82 or. 7 percent, to $124.64. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $1.24 or. 7 percent, to $174.28. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 25 or. 2 percent, to $127.47.
WASHINGTON, Sept 5- The U.S. government hopes to hammer out an agreement with South Korea by the end of the year for the U.S. unit of Britain's BAE Systems Plc to carry out $1 billion- plus of upgrades to more than 130 F-16 fighter jets, sources familiar with the discussions said this week.
Boeing fell$. 71 or. 6 percent, to $124.75. Lockheed Martin Corp. rose$. 52 or. 3 percent, to $173.56. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 14 or. 1 percent, to $127.36.
OTTAWA/ WASHINGTON, Sept 4- Canada is likely to choose between two major U.S. firms when it buys a new fleet of jet fighters, excluding two European competitors, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter.
They said the Navy will wait to seek proposals for the contract until after the Pentagon conducts a broad review this fall of intelligence and surveillance programs. Navy officials had hoped to release a final request for proposals for the UCLASS this month, after a meeting of Pentagon officials on Sept. 10.
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China's defense budget nearly three times Japan's. TOKYO, Aug 29- Japan's defense planners are seeking their biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year to pay for stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the military amid an intensifying rivalry with China.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 20- Two Russian-built rocket engines arrived in the United States on Wednesday aboard a giant Antonov cargo plane despite fears that tensions between the United States and Russia could disrupt the supply of engines needed to launch U.S. satellites into space.
NEW DELHI, Aug 21- Some of India's biggest companies are pouring billions of dollars into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks for the country's military, buoyed by the new government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces using domestic factories.