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3 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lockheed mentoring boosts growth at Endicott firm

Not often can you call a multimillion dollar venture a protege. Unless the mentor is a multibillion company.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Endicott, NY, Owego, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance, ISO 9000

8 hrs ago | CNews

Loch Ness sighting? Apple maps appears to have found mythical creature

Andy Dixon told the Daily Mail he was "trawling through satellite transmissions of different parts of the country and I thought I would try Loch Ness.

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Related Topix: DigitalGlobe

12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Scorpion military jet completes 50 hours of flight time

Textron AirLand's new small military jet, the Scorpion, has completed more than 50 hours of flight time since flight testing began in December, the company said.

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Related Topix: Cessna Aircraft

16 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Boeing's Growler Takes Aim at Lockheed Martin's F-35

In fact, Boeing is using this argument to convince lawmakers to add 22 Growlers to the Defense Department's 2015 fiscal budget.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, Military.com, Startups, US Military, US Navy

20 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Everest's base camp on the morning of April 18. According to spokesperson for The Heroes Project, Zach Rosenfield, "All memb... )--After successful completion of pilot testing at several colleges and universities, Heartland Payment Systems is officially launching its unique OneCard... )--GuideSpark, the leading digital employee communications ... (more)

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Related Topix: Heartland Payment Systems, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Rockwell Collins, US Bancorp, Banking, Camp Pendleton, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Foreign sales could keep littoral combat ship program afloat

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Navy, Marinette, WI

Sys-Con Media

Sumitomo Corporation Acquires Trophy Class Office Building in Downtown Chicago

The unique acquisition within a trophy-class building comprises 581,107 square feet of office space within a 27-storey class A mixed-use building.

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Related Topix: Sumitomo, Food, Grocery

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program

The U.S. Navy expects to award the contract for 23 new presidential helicopters in early May. Navy spokeswoman Commander Thurraya Kent recently said the U.S. Navy is currently in the final steps of the approval process for the contract award for the VXX Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Lockheed Martin

Sys-Con Media

Ball Aerospace Receives Back-to-Back Boeing Supplier Awards for Avionics Performance

The 2013 award honored Ball's exceptional performance and contributions on antenna programs including the F/A-18 and Harpoon.

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Related Topix: Ball, Manufacturing, Boeing

WTLV

Gov. Scott highlights job growth at Northrop Grumman

More than 400 jobs and $102 million in capital investment is coming to the St. Augustine area, announced Florida Governor Rick Scott Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, St. Augustine, FL, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Florida

The Miami Herald

Connecticut House OKs $400M in tax credits for UTC

Connecticut's House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a deal to grant up to $400 million in tax credits to United Technologies Corp. if UTC makes up to $500 million in upgrades and expansion and hires more workers.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation, East Hartford, CT, Windsor Locks, CT, Hamilton Sundstrand

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Two U.S. arms programs face live-or-die reviews after costs jump

An unmanned U.S. Navy helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp and a precision ship-landing system built by Raytheon Co face mandatory reviews that could lead to their cancellation after quantity reductions drove unit costs sharply higher in 2013, the Pentagon announced on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing AH-64 Apache, Military Aircraft

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Cost to buy F-35 up 2 pct; to operate down 9 pct -Pentagon

The Pentagon on Thursday forecast the cost of developing and buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet at $398.6 billion, up 2 percent from last year, but said the projected cost to operate and maintain the jets was down about 9 percent.

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

West Australian

Rockwell Collins looks to join global aircraft tracking task force

Rockwell Collins Inc, maker of a key communications system for jets, is interested in joining a task force on improving global airline tracking to prevent further disappearances of planes like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, its chief executive said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Rockwell Collins, Manufacturing

NJ.com

Neighbors vs. Honeywell: Years-long battle ends with victory for corporation

The fight continued outlasted Honeywell's announced plans for the corporate campus.

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Related Topix: Honeywell International, Morris Plains, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Trenton, NJ

Reuters

GE industrial profits rise 12 percent, shares up

General Electric Co posted a 12 percent rise in overall industrial profits on Thursday, as strength in its businesses selling gas turbines, jet engines and oil industry equipment offset weakness in healthcare and transportation.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric

Albany Times Union

1Q earnings fall, outlook strong

This file photo made April 11, 2008, shows General Electric Co. logo on products in Danvers, Mass.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric, Danvers, MA

Free Republic

North Sea Boats (PT. Lundin) and SAAB working on an improved 63m FMPV Trimaran

At DSA 2014, the 14th Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference currently held in Kuala Lumpur , Indonesian shipyard North Sea Boats and SAAB are showing an updated model of the 63m FMPV Trimaran design ordered by the Indonesian Navy.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Manufacturing, BAE Systems

The Washington Post

How long is too long to be CEO?

If Jeff Immelt indeed steps down sometime before the expected 20-year mark as CEO of General Electric, his tenure will be unusual.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, General Electric, Sports

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Young Scientists From Around the State Will Compete for Top Honors at ...

The Fair's presenting sponsor is Northrop Grumman Corporation with additional support from Chevron Corporation, Southern California Gas Company, THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation, The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation and Gilead Sciences, Inc. , the Director of Business and Advanced Systems Development for Civil Air and Space at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry

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