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4 hrs ago | RF Globalnet

Javelin Joint Venture Demonstrates Vehicle-Mounted Missile Launch

The Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Related Topix: Raytheon, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, Redstone Arsenal, US Army, Huntsville, AL

8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

ULA Launches Three Air Force Satellites Into Orbit

The United Launch Alliance had its eighth successful launch of 2014 yesterday, when a Delta IV rocket successfully lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 37 after several days of weather-related delays.

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Related Topix: US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Orbital Sciences Corporation

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBC News

Military wants anti-missile defence for PM's plane

The Canadian military is looking for a system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Strategic Defense Initiative, Stephen Harper, Manufacturing, Elbit Systems, US Military, US Air Force

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Athabasca Oil Corp. . Oil and gas. Down 46 cents, or 7.18 per cent, to $5.95 on 7.6 million shares Amaya Gaming Group Inc. .

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Related Topix: Insurance, Anthem, Bombardier, Europe, World News, Germany, Oil & Gas, Talisman Energy, Energy

Autoblog

GM launches Shifting Gears program, aims to turn vets into techs

General Motors is teaming up with the US Army and defense contractor Raytheon to launch a new program aimed at helping soldiers transition to civilian life by providing marketable job skills that will help them snag a spot at a GM brand dealership.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Automakers, General Motors, Raytheon

GuruFocus.com

Bombardier: The World's only Manufacturer of Planes and Trains with 75% Upside Potential

We search for companies in which change can alter the future for the better. That can mean a change in management.

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Related Topix: Bombardier

NJ.com

Chris Christie again appearing on the New Hampshire campaign trail

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie will again campaign with a Republican gubernatorial hopeful in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Manufacturing, BAE Systems, Maggie Hassan, Startups, BA Systems, New Jersey

The Washington Post

Wes Bush: a One size does not fit alla for Pentagon buying

The key to more efficient government buying lies in giving federal workers greater freedom to make smart decisions, the leader of defense giant Northrop Grumman told a crowd of contracting professionals in a speech Monday.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Business News

The Washington Post

Questions raised Afghanistana s strike force fleet

File: A Mobile Strike Force Vehicle navigates through a series of obstacles at a rough terrain driving course at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, on May 13, 2013, in Helmand province.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Textron, Education

Seeking Alpha

Lockheed Martin's Newest Innovation Isn't What You Expect

Once commercialized the filter has the potential to be used in the healthcare industry and oil services industry as well.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Strategic Defense Initiative, San Diego County, CA

Seeking Alpha

General Electric's Game-Changing Fuel Cell May Spark A Revolution

General Electric's stock has been trending lower in recent weeks. Nonetheless, I see this as nothing more than an excellent buying opportunity.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Honeywell International, MMM

Mon Jul 28, 2014

JD Supra

Agencies Issue Final Rule on the Recovery of Contractor Whistleblower Legal Costs

On June 25, 2014, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration issued a final rule that establishes when government contractors and subcontractors may recover legal costs incurred in defending against whistleblower retaliation lawsuits.

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Related Topix: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Science / Technology, Space

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

"During the second quarter, our Photonics busi... )--Ducommun Incorporated today reported results for its second quarter and six months ended June 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Gaming, Startups, Intevac, Manufacturing, Ducommun, Danisco A/S, Real Estate, General Growth Properties, MTR Gaming Group

Business Journal

Pentagon's acquisition chief explains why everyone should cut the F-35 program some slack

"You're talking about something that no one has ever done before, which will put us all a decade or more ahead of anybody else out there," said Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, speaking at a roll-out ceremony for the first two F-35 training aircraft delivered to Australia.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth, TX

Seeking Alpha

Safran: The Best Opportunity In Aerospace

Many readers on this forum will already know the bull thesis for the aerospace industry - on the commercial side, it's a form of transportation that has few alternatives; growing incomes in emerging economies continues to increase the passenger demand; margins are pretty healthy because competition is limited given the moat provided by safety ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Transportation, TDG plc, Logistics, Manufacturing, Astronics

Business Journal

General aviation gets the family back together as EAA AirVenture opens

The world's largest general aviation fly-in and convention kicked off on Monday at the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., a gathering Experimental Aircraft Association chairman Jack Pelton likened to a family reunion.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Oshkosh, WI, Cessna Aircraft

KING-TV Seattle

Boeing contractor admits role in bribery scheme

The owner of a Washington state manufacturing company has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges, the fourth person to admit to a role in a bribery and kickback scheme involving military aircraft parts sold to The Boeing Company.

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Related Topix: Boeing, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, Everett, WA

Forbes.com

Houston And GE: Opposite Fates From The Fiat Dollar

Houston, Texas sure is entering a golden era. It seems that everyone is moving to the town these days.

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Related Topix: ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, General Electric, Financial Services

Business Journal

Cessna announces new diesel-powered 172 Skyhawk

The new Turbo Skyhawk JT-A will join the company's Turbo Skylane, pictured, in the diesel-powered platform of the Cessna lineup.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft, Oshkosh, WI

Globe and Mail

At the open: TSX flat ahead of earnings, economic data

A plane flies over a Bombardier plant in Montreal, January 21, 2014. The Montreal-based company is shifting from its two units of Bombardier Aerospace and Bombardier Transporation - each of which reported to chief executive officer Pierre Beaudoin - to four units that will report directly to Mr. Beaudoin A plane flies over a Bombardier plant in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bombardier, Reuters, Canada,

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