Lockheed Martin

India to pick industry champions as defence buying plan cleared

| NEW DELHI<p>India approved on Wednesday a long-awaited policy to boost local defence manufacturing by effectively picking industry champions that would tie up with foreign players to make submarines, fighter jets, helicopters and armoured vehicles.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to end …

India

How To Trade Boeing And 3 Other Defense Stocks Following Trump's Deal With Saudi Arabia

<i>Disclosure: I do not own or plan to own positions in Boeing, General Dynamic, Lockheed Martin or Northrop Grumman.</i><p>Over the weekend, President Trump signed a mammoth $110 billion mutual defense deal with Saudi Arabia, which should benefit defense stocks Boeing (BA), General Dynamics (GD), Lockheed …

Trading

Women CEOs earn big pay, but few of them have the top job

NEW YORK (AP) — Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies.<p>The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By …

Business

Our Next World War Might Be Fought in Outer Space

There’s plenty to criticize about Donald Trump’s plans to massively expand the U.S. military. His requested $54 billion increase in defense spending, …

Liberal POV

Aerospace And Defense ETFs Soar On U.S-Saudi Deal

President Trump's maiden international trip led to a rally in the aerospace and defense sector. Though Trump is under major political scrutiny back …

Aerospace

Trump's $668 Billion Defense Budget Still Doesn't Match His Campaign Promises

President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget is here and he isn’t being stingy with the defense spending. The controversial plan calls for $668 billion in …

George W. Bush

Sen. Rand Paul expected to force vote on key portion of $110 billion Saudi arms deal

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is looking to block a key portion of $110 billion Saudi Arabia arms deal and is finding support from the other side of the …

Rand Paul

Lockheed Martin And Its Jet Pricing - An Overview For The Future

LMT has long been in the center of the Jet production program for the US military.<p>With recent issues regarding the costly development programs, it is …

Aerospace

Mattis personally intervened in Trump's budget request to get more bombs to drop on ISIS

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis personally intervened in Trump's budget request to get more bombs to drop on ISIS, Defense News reports.<p>Mattis requested about $3.5 billion more in "preferred munitions" for the 2018 Pentagon budget, John Roth, acting undersecretary of defense and chief financial …

Military

Lockheed Martin Isn't Going Anywhere - So Long As They Know Their Customers

LMT is highly reliant on the approval of the general American public.<p>The company has not been focusing enough on communication or digital …

Fortune 500

Why Not Use the Moon as A Gas Station to Get to Mars?

It’s been over four decades since we last set foot on the moon, but it looks like we could soon be revisiting the extraterrestrial body. Not only is …

Gas Station

Trump Saudi arms deal jobs creation certain only in Saudi Arabia

In keeping with his campaign promise to put “America first,” President Donald Trump framed a massive $110 billion arms deal signed with Saudi Arabia …

Saudi Arabia

Here’s What Saudi Arabia Is Buying In Its $110 Billion Arms Deal

President Donald Trump is celebrating a ten-year, $350 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia he announced over the weekend during his visit in Riyadh; …

Saudi Arabia

Here's what the Saudi military is buying from the US

While in Saudi Arabia, President Donald Trump signed a deal that will provide Saudi Arabia over $110 billion in weapons, marking what is the largest weapons deal in American history.<p>According to a report by ynetnews.com, the package includes four frigates based on the Littoral Combat Ship, 115 …

Military

Trump's proposed military budget appears to be very much like the 'Obama approach'

Although President Donald Trump touted monumental changes to the Pentagon's budget and a "great rebuilding of the Armed Forces," his upcoming 2018 budget proposal released Tuesday, doesn't appear to live up to the hype.<p>"I think that the budget that the administration will propose is roughly 3% more …

Military

Lockheed pitches new F-22 mods to boost the life of its stealth coating

WASHINGTON — Lockheed Martin has proposed doing additional maintenance work on F-22s, in the hopes of lengthening the life of the fighter’s low …

Aerospace

Defense Stocks Hit All-Time Highs After Trump Sells $110 Billion in Weapons to Saudi Arabia

On Saturday, President Trump signed an enormous $110 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia. And as you might expect, America’s private military …

Saudi Arabia

Tom Cruise Says Top Gun 2 Will Finally Go into Production Next Year

Tom Cruise told the hosts of U.K. TV show <i>Sunrise</i> on Tuesday that he was making a sequel to his 1986 fighter jet/beach volleyball extravaganza <i>Top …

Movies

Lockheed Martin wants to create 500 jobs in Orlando - Orlando Business Journal

Nominations due by September 1 for<p>JASSM is armed with a penetrator and blast fragmentation warhead.<p>Lockheed Martin's Missile & Fire Control facility …

Aerospace

The Daily Prophet: Trump Does His Best to Make Defense Shares Great

Connecting the dots in global markets.<p>Whether President Donald Trump's first foreign visit is deemed a success, failure or something in between, winners in markets are already starting to emerge.<p>The S&P 500 Aerospace & Defense Sector Index rose to an all-time high, led by Lockheed Martin, L3 …

S&P 500

Mouse Sperm Survives In Space, Paving The Way For Future Humans To Give Birth On Mars

In an experiment dubbed “Space Pup,” scientists found that freeze-dried mouse sperm stored on the International Space Station for nine months …

Biology

U.S. $350 Billion Arms-Sale to Sauds Cements U.S.-Jihadist Alliance

<i>On Saturday, May 20th, U.S. President Donald Trump and the Saud family inked an all-time record-high $350 billion ten-year arms-deal that not only</i> …

Middle East

Lockheed Martin: Biggest Deal In History

Lockheed Martin gets a deal with Saudi Arabia that is worth $28 billion.<p>This boosts LMT's backlog by 30%.<p>LMT has been able to turn small revenue …

Stocks

Could US Nuclear Weapons be Hacked?

The Air Force is seeking more interactions with private sector firms to build better networks for securing nuclear weapons computer systems, service …

Military

Morning Movers: Ford Flies, Lockheed Leaps, Amgen Slumps

Stocks look set to open slightly higher today following last week's decline.<p><b>S&P 500</b> futures are little changed, while <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> …

Markets

Yes, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is tricky

U.S. presidents of every political stripe have plunged into the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, only to be humbled at the end.<p>Now Donald Trump is …

Israel

Defense stocks roar higher on $110 billion US-Saudi Arabia weapons deal

Defense stocks took off on Monday after President Donald Trump inked a nearly $110 million weapons deal with Saudi Arabia.<p>During premarket trading, …

Fortune 500

New defense radars for Japan

U.S. firms are working with Japanese partners on new projects to develop technologies that will enhance Japan's shield against a North Korean missile …

Fortune 500

Wall Street gain as defense, tech stocks rise | Reuters

By Caroline Valetkevitch<p>U.S. stocks rose on Monday, boosted by technology shares and by defense companies, which rose after the United States and …

Markets

The daily business briefing: May 22, 2017

1.<p>Ford to replace CEO Mark Fields<p>Ford Motor is expected to announce Monday that CEO Mark Fields is retiring, people briefed on the move tell <i>The</i> …

Oil