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Dec 21, 2016

Trump Meets With Boeing, Lockheed CEOs, DOD Brass35

President-elect Donald Trump met with the CEOs of top aerospace firms Boeing and Lockheed Martin as well as a group of top Pentagon brass on....More
Dec 19, 2016

JPO Chief Defends F-35 Program After Trump Tweet58

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 stealth fighter took a lot of heat last week when president-elect Donald Trump slammed the program as “out of control.” But....More
Dec 12, 2016

Lockheed Stock Drops Sharply After Trump's F-35 Tweet6

Lockheed Martin's shares dropped sharply Dec. 12 after Donald Trump slammed the company's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) for "out of control" costs....More
Dec 11, 2016

Trump Slams 'Out Of Control' F-35215

Donald Trump left the collective defense community quaking in its boots last week after he threatened to cancel Boeing's new Air Force one. Now he's....More
Dec 08, 2016

Northrop Grumman Names Former Air Force Chief Welsh To Board3

Northrop Grumman has named recently retired Gen. Mark Welsh, former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, to its board of directors, the company announced....More
Dec 08, 2016

Meanwhile, Back In Afghanistan3

Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, who attended the NATO foreign ministers meeting in....More
Dec 07, 2016

Trump Vows To 'Negotiate' Price Of Boeing's New Air Force One99

Donald Trump vowed early Dec. 7 to "negotiate" the price of Boeing's new Air Force One, pledging to cancel the order if costs don't come down....More
Dec 06, 2016

HEMS/SAR - To The Rescue?

HEMS/SAR helicopter roles look to keep the Helicopter industry moving forward....More
Dec 06, 2016

Trump Wants To Cancel Boeing’s Air Force One116

As Boeing struggles to maintain production of its iconic 747-8 widebody, President-Elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to urge the U.S. Air Force to....More
Dec 05, 2016

Waiting For Trump3

NATO's Warsaw summit in July announced that there will be a summit of allied leaders in Brussels in 2017 and after the election of Donald Trump,....More
Dec 01, 2016

Trump Carrier Impact: Faster Automation13

The president-elect just sped up automation in A&D manufacturing....More
Nov 30, 2016

Jim Talent Trump’s Top Pick For SecDef?4

Former Sen. Jim Talent of Missouri is emerging as the front runner to be President-Elect Trump’s Secretary of Defense, according to a source advising....More
Nov 21, 2016

NATO Bows To Trump9

Not only leaders of countries around the world but also NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is preparing to work together with the Trump....More
Nov 16, 2016

Pentagon's Top Weapons Tester: F-35 Still Challenged113

Read the full 8-page memo the Pentagon's top weapons tester sent to the Defense Secretary Oct. 14 on his continued concerns about the F-35 program....More
Nov 04, 2016

First Norwegian, Third U.S. F-35 Fly After Insulation Fix4

The first Norwegian F-35 took to the skies today at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., after wrapping up repairs on its coolant lines, Aviation Week has....More
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