Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Lockheed Martin

In this April 14, 2017 photo provided by Saildrone, a Saildrone vehicle maneuvers during a data collection mission in the Pacific Ocean off the California coast.

BY PHILIP MARCELO CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration is throwing its support to a Barack Obama-era effort enlisting startup companies to come up with solutions to the military’s toughest technological challenges. Secretary of Defense James Mattis made ...
An American pilot sits in side one of the first two next-generation F-35 fighter jets after it landed during an unveiling ceremony upon arrival in Nevatim Air Force base near Beersheba, Southern Israel, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — For members of Congress, there’s nothing more American than baseball, apple pie and big defense contracts. After President-elect Donald Trump attacked the cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter on Monday as “out of ...
In this Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, file photo, an F-35 jet arrives at its new operational base at Hill Air Force Base, in northern Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to corral the “out of control” cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. But congressional Republicans and Democrats, aware of the tens of thousands of jobs the aircraft generates ...
In this July 7, 2006, file photo, the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is shown after it was unveiled in a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Lockheed Martin fell Monday, wiping out nearly $4 billion of the company’s market value, as President-elect Donald Trumptweeted that making F-35 fighter planes is too costly and that he will cut “billions” in costs ...
South Koreans shout slogans during a rally to denounce deploying the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 11, 2016

BY HYUNG-JIN KIM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday it will end a diplomatic communication channel with the United States and hinted at harsher punishment for Americans detained in the country in retaliation for U.S. sanctions that ...
This photo provided by the Defense Department's Missile Defense Agency, taken Jan. 28, 2016, shows a long-range ground-based interceptor is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

BY ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — As North Korea rattles its nuclear saber, threatening to bomb the U.S. at “any moment,” a nerve-jangling question hangs in the air: If Pyongyang did launch a nuclear-armed missile at an American city, could ...
In this March 18, 2015, file photo, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans urging a steep increase in the Pentagon’s budget have received $10 million in campaign contributions over the course of their congressional careers from defense contractors that would benefit from higher levels of ...

BY BRADLEY KLAPPER WASHINGTON (AP) — A dummy U.S. Hellfire missile was mistakenly shipped from Europe to Cuba in 2014, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The inert missile did not contain any explosives, the Journal reported, but there are ...
highest-paid female CEOs in 2014, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press.

| BY STEVE ROTHWELL NEW YORK (AP) — Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies. Last year, the median pay for women CEOs rose to $15.9 ...
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