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*U.S. Navy names General Dynamics, Lockheed units "superior suppliers". WASHINGTON, June 13- The U.S. Navy on Friday named units of top arms makers General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co as part of its list of the top-performing nine suppliers for 2014 based on their performance over the last three years.
WASHINGTON, June 11- The Pentagon would reassess its plans to put Raytheon Co's CE-2 kill vehicle on 14 more ground-based interceptors if a key test of the system designed to protect the United States from North Korean missile attacks fails again later this month, a top Pentagon official said Wednesday.
Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn, who co-chaired a task force that helped shape the report by the Center for a New American Security.
McKinsey sees a shortage of up to 200,000 workers and 1.5 million managers skilled with big data, leading companies and colleges to partner.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
WASHINGTON, June 2- The Pentagon's No. 1 supplier, Lockheed Martin Corp, has won a $915 million contract to develop a ground-based radar for tracking objects in space for the U.S. Air Force, beating out a bid from Raytheon Co. The new program will allow the Air Force to increase sharply its ability to track "space junk" and other smaller objects in space.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 23- The U.S. government's growing acceptance of commercial military satellites is opening the $20 billion- a-year market to new companies and forcing big arms makers such as Lockheed Martin and Boeing to change how they operate.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, May 21- The U.S. Air Force on Wednesday said it is very close to choosing Lockheed Martin Corp or Raytheon Co to build a new ground-based radar to track satellites and other objects in space, a deal analysts value at nearly $2 billion.
JERUSALEM/ WASHINGTON, May 14- Israel is poised to lose out on a deal valued at up to $13 billion to build a missile defence shield for Poland, an Israeli defence official said on Wednesday, citing lobbying by Washington on behalf of rival U.S. systems.
The U.S. military has big plans for wearable tech in the coming years.
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WASHINGTON, April 27- A new 10- year security pact between the United States and the Philippines could lead to modest increases in U.S. weapons sales in coming years, especially for maritime surveillance equipment, analysts said on Sunday.
The Treasury auctioned $29 billion in seven-year notes at a high yield of 2.317 percent. The bid-to-cover ratio was 2.60, vs a recent average of 2.55.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
April 24- U.S. weapons maker Raytheon Co reported higher first-quarter profit on Thursday after a tax credit and favorable pension adjustments and forecast strong bookings and a slight gain in margins for the rest of the year.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher on Thursday, as Apple and Facebook's strong earnings boosted early trade in Europe.
WASHINGTON, April 24- Raytheon Co expects strong bookings and a slight gain in operating margins over the rest of this year after posting the highest quarterly earnings per share and cash flow in more than a decade, Chief Financial Officer David Wajsgras said Thursday.