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3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Amid U.S. air strikes, Iraq struggles to build own air force

President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the U.S. military to become Iraq's air force.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Military, US Air Force, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

7 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

F-16V Completes Major Capability Milestone

The newest configuration of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, the F-16V, has reached a major capability milestone with the integration of a new Active Electronically Scanned Array radar.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, United Space Alliance, Martin Agency, Startups, Savi Technology, Lockheed Martin, Advertising, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Richmond News

RITE Richmond announces trustee candidates

RITE Richmond's incumbent school board trustees, Norm Goldstein and Rod Belleza, aim to return to their jobs after November's municpal elections with the addition of Michael Starchuck, who is hoping third time is the charm in his bid to become a trustee.


Related Topix: Computers, IT Services, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates


Exclusive: Lockheed, suppliers brainstorm how to lower F-35 operating costs

Lockheed Martin Corp met with 90 key suppliers last week to brainstorm ways to lower the long-term cost of operating and maintaining the F-35 fighter jets from the Pentagon's current forecast of $1.02 trillion through 2065.


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

Sys-Con Media

LMI Aerospace Hits Milestone - Celebrates 2,000th Crew Floor

LMI Aerospace manufactures and supplies complex structural components and major sub-assemblies for leading airframe manufacturers throughout various aviation industries.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, LMI Aerospace

The Raw Story

Boeing one step closer to completing its space taxi

Boeing Co has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, making it the only one of four rival bidders to finish the NASA work on time, company officials said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Manufacturing, Sierra Nevada, Amazon

Seeking Alpha

General Electric's Capital Conundrum

Nearly all industrial-manufacturing finance supports grid infrastructures provisioning basic services for entire populations - power, water, telecommunications, agriculture, health-care, transportation, education.


Related Topix: General Electric, Financial Services, Go Smart Solutions, General Health System, Media, Medicine, GE Aviation Systems, PCS Research Technology, IT Services, Hospital Administration, Pressure BioSciences, Healthcare Industry

Willis Lease Finance Corp. Director W William Coon, Jr. Sells 1,000 Shares

Willis Lease Finance Corp. Director W William Coon, Jr. unloaded 1,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 20th.


Related Topix: Willis Lease Finance, Leasing


GE Software Solutions Makes It Easier to Manage Europe's Grid

As Europe drives towards greater energy efficiency and increased grid complexity, GE continues its mission to help utilities build a modern grid to meet electricity demands.


Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric


Michael Brown tribute planned for upcoming Salt-N-Pepa show in RVA

The unrest in Ferguson has gotten the attention of people across the country --- including here in Richmond.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Richmond, MO, Willis Lease Finance, Leasing

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Northrop Grumman Wins US Navy CANES Shipboard Network Full Deployment Contract

Aug. 20, 2014 - The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services full deployment production contract to upgrade cybersecurity, command and control, communications and intelligence systems across the fleet.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Computers, Science, Computer Science

Aerotech News And Review

Northrop Grumman developing XS-1 experimental spaceplane design for DARPA

Northrop Grumman Corporation with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic is developing a preliminary design for DARPA's Experimental Spaceplane XS-1, shown here in an artist's concept.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA

Business Journal

Chinese businessman indicted over hack plot of two defense giants

A Chinese national has been indicted in California on five felony charges related to a computer hacking ploy that targeted The Boeing Co.


Related Topix: Boeing, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin


Northrop Grumman sees European interest in Hawk surveillance drone

U.S. defense company Northrop Grumman Corp is in talks about selling its high-altitude surveillance drones in Europe, with Britain, Germany and Norway seen as the likeliest customers, a top executive said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

Mercer Island Reporter

City still paying to clean up old oil spill

Nearly a decade after clean-up efforts began on a gasoline leak from an old underground fuel tank at the city's maintenance shop, the Island is still paying about $75,000 a year in clean-up efforts.


Related Topix: Honeywell International, Honeywell

How Will GE (GE) Stock Respond to $3.5 Billion Aircraft Engine Investment?

GE plans to open a new engine assembly plant in Lafayette, IN, bringing it into full operation by 2016.


Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, Financial Markets, General Electric, Financial Services, Business News

Judge dismisses pollution suit targeting Moorestown plant

A federal judge in Camden has dismissed a lawsuit in which two Moorestown couples alleged that their families were exposed to health risks and a loss of property value because of underground contamination caused by a toxic chemical spill at a plant now owned by Lockheed Martin.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Moorestown, NJ, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Willis Lease Finance Corp. SVP Judith M. Webber Sells 2,083 Shares

Willis Lease Finance Corp. SVP Judith M. Webber sold 2,083 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 19th.


Related Topix: Willis Lease Finance, Leasing

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Bulls like United Technologies' rebound potential

New York a After pair of engine failures last quarter left United Technologies shares at the cheapest valuation in three years, trading in the options market suggests the stock is poised to rebound.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, United Technologies, GE Aircraft Engines, Industrial Machines, Hamilton Sundstrand, Paper, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Pratt Industries, Clipper Windpower

Air Force grounds 82 F-16Ds after cracks discovered

The Air Force has grounded over half of its F-16D Fighting Falcons, the service's Air Combat Command announced Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Air Force, US Military, US News, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin


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