Defense http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Editors' Briefing: The Fortnight In Aerospace And Defense http://aviationweek.com/technology/editors-briefing-fortnight-aerospace-and-defense-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Our roundup of the top stories in aerospace and defense from the last two weeks.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/editors-briefing-fortnight-aerospace-and-defense-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/editors-briefing-fortnight-aerospace-and-defense-0#comments Galleries Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Space Technology Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:51:00 +0000 1292821 at http://aviationweek.com 2015 TPC Council of Advisers http://aviationweek.com/defense/2015-tpc-council-advisers <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Byron Callan<br /> ​</strong><em>Director<br /> Capital Alpha Partners</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Tom Captain</strong><br /> <em>Vice Chairman, Global A&amp;D Sector Leader<br /> Deloitte</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Antoine Gelain<br /> ​</strong><em>Managing Director<br /> Paragon European Partners</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Steven Grundman<br /> ​</strong><em>Principal, Grundman Advisory<br /> Lund Fellow at the Atlantic Council</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Harlan Irvine</strong><br /> <em>Principal<br /> Deloitte</em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/2015-tpc-council-advisers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/2015-tpc-council-advisers#comments Commercial Aviation Defense Space AWST Top-Performing Companies Global Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1293401 at http://aviationweek.com How It Works: TPC Scoring & Results http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-it-works-tpc-scoring-results <div class="node-body article-body">TPC rankings are the result of a composite scoring of four equally weighted performance categories that place significant emphasis on operating excellence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-it-works-tpc-scoring-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-it-works-tpc-scoring-results#comments Commercial Aviation Defense Space AWST Top-Performing Companies Global Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1293381 at http://aviationweek.com Money for Fighters, Uclass Oversight, ATC Debate and Corporate Collaboration http://aviationweek.com/defense/money-fighters-uclass-oversight-atc-debate-and-corporate-collaboration <div class="field-deck"> House panel recommends adding dollars for F-35B JSF and F/A-18F Super Hornet </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House to fund some Navy unfunded priorities, Virginia lawmaker keeps an eye on Uclass, more support for taking ATC out of FAA and aerospace companies collaborate with government space plans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/money-fighters-uclass-oversight-atc-debate-and-corporate-collaboration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/money-fighters-uclass-oversight-atc-debate-and-corporate-collaboration#comments Washington Outlook Commercial Aviation Defense Space AWST Washington Outlook Global photograph Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1293371 at http://aviationweek.com A&D Companies Rush To Send Shareholders Cash In 2014 http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ad-companies-rush-send-shareholders-cash-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Stock buybacks and dividends are soaking up industry’s free cash flow </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Shareholders in aerospace and defense are reaping benefits more often associated with blue chip companies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ad-companies-rush-send-shareholders-cash-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ad-companies-rush-send-shareholders-cash-2014#comments Commercial Aviation Defense AWST Top-Performing Companies Global Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1293321 at http://aviationweek.com Pensions, Financial Tricks Help Companies Look Good http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/pensions-financial-tricks-help-companies-look-good <div class="node-body article-body">If not for a growing tailwind benefit of how Lockheed accounts for its pension liabilities, as well as its FX hedging and other asset-management accounting moves, its 2014 financial results and TPC scores would look worse. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/pensions-financial-tricks-help-companies-look-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/pensions-financial-tricks-help-companies-look-good#comments Commercial Aviation Defense AWST Top-Performing Companies Global Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1293291 at http://aviationweek.com Wall Street Has Different Perspective On A&D Companies Than TPC Ranking http://aviationweek.com/defense/wall-street-has-different-perspective-ad-companies-tpc-ranking <div class="node-body article-body">Wall Street can favor individual A&D companies or the sector as a whole, even as others lament mediocre program performance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/wall-street-has-different-perspective-ad-companies-tpc-ranking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/wall-street-has-different-perspective-ad-companies-tpc-ranking#comments Commercial Aviation Defense AWST Top-Performing Companies North America Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1293231 at http://aviationweek.com Top-Performing Companies Prove Their Business Prowess http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/top-performing-companies-prove-their-business-prowess <div class="field-deck"> Latest Top-Performing Companies results confirm A&D companies run well, above all else </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are some A&D companies becoming too good at business? Many are acting like well-oiled corporations, doing all the right things for their owners and executives—but maybe not for the nations they serve.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/top-performing-companies-prove-their-business-prowess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/top-performing-companies-prove-their-business-prowess#comments Commercial Aviation Defense Space AWST Top-Performing Companies North America Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1293181 at http://aviationweek.com Honeywell Opinion: The State Of U.S. Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-state-us-aerospace <div class="node-body article-body">We have seen some incredible leaps forward in technical innovation. We also have seen some incredible leaps backward in other areas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-state-us-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-state-us-aerospace#comments Editorial Commercial Aviation Defense Space AWST Viewpoint North America photograph Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1293051 at http://aviationweek.com TPC Winners Are Not The Best Defense Contractors http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/tpc-winners-are-not-best-defense-contractors <div class="field-deck"> Top-Performing Companies and top Pentagon performers are not the same </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BAE may not be leading the pack of its TPC peers, but it is managing its business portfolio and it is a leading performer for the Pentagon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/tpc-winners-are-not-best-defense-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/tpc-winners-are-not-best-defense-contractors#comments Commercial Aviation Defense AWST Top-Performing Companies Global Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1291801 at http://aviationweek.com Wikimedia/MSGT. Ken Hammond USAF