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Boeing profits surge but tougher 2014 awaits

Boeing profits surge but tougher 2014 awaits

US aerospace giant Boeing Wednesday reported a big jump in quarterly earnings, but signaled a leaner 2014 profit outlook after last year’s boom. Boeing’s fourth quarter ended on a high note, with the company achieving record annual commercial aircraft deliveries […]


DoD Official: Force Size Limits Modernization Efforts

DoD Official: Force Size Limits Modernization Efforts

Two years into the pivot to the Asia-Pacific region and the concurrent drawdown in Afghanistan, Pentagon officials today related to Congress the Defense Department’s strategy to maintain U.S. superiority in military technology. Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisitions, technology […]


US to Spend $1 Trillion on Nukes, but Payoff Unclear: Study

US to Spend $1 Trillion on Nukes, but Payoff Unclear: Study

The United States plans to spend $1 trillion on upgrading and maintaining its nuclear arsenal over the next 30 years, but delays in replacing current systems threaten to weaken US nuclear deterrence, according to a new independent study. “The new […]


Combining network management tools makes managing network easier, saves money

Combining network management tools makes managing network easier, saves money

The Army’s rapid fielding of network systems to support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan led to vastly improved communications capabilities on the battlefield — but also increased network complexity. The service is now moving to simplify and reduce the number […]


Force Management Programs Necessary Despite Budget Deal

Force Management Programs Necessary Despite Budget Deal

Despite a congressional budget deal that lessens the impact of sequestration on the Air Force, it doesn’t go far enough to halt actions to shrink the service, senior service officials said. Under Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning and […]


EADS to cut 5,800 jobs in Europe in restructuring

EADS to cut 5,800 jobs in Europe in restructuring

European aerospace giant EADS, the maker of Airbus aircraft, announced plans Monday to cut 5,800 jobs in its defence and space division over three years. The job cuts, part of a major restructuring in the face of falling orders, will […]


Pentagon Reductions ‘First Step’ In Realigning Defense Spending

Pentagon Reductions ‘First Step’ In Realigning Defense Spending

The Defense Department’s senior leaders announced changes today in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Staff designed to save money and better align the department’s structures and resources. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin […]


EADS chief warns jobs cuts coming in defence unit

EADS chief warns jobs cuts coming in defence unit

A reduction in defence orders will have an impact on jobs in EADS’s defence unit, the head of the European aerospace giant said in an interview published Monday. Tom Enders told vbw-Unternehmenmagazin, the magazine of the Bavarian economic federation, that […]


Boeing Partners with US Air Force to Reduce Supply Chain Costs

Boeing Partners with US Air Force to Reduce Supply Chain Costs

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) have entered into an overarching public-private partnership that will streamline supply chain contracting, saving money and speeding up execution by as much as 10 months. The partnership – the first of […]


 
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