Dec 23, 2013
Earlier this month, the Air Force announced that it’s going to base 18 of its brand-new Joint Strike Fighter jets in Burlington, Vermont. For some Vermonters, the news was cause for celebration. For others, it was a wrenching defeat.
Apr 2, 2013
Some government contractors take cuts in stride, others struggle.
Mar 18, 2013
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin has discovered a way to make desalination 100 times more efficient. And that could have a big impact on bringing clean drinking water to the developing world and war zones.
Feb 21, 2013
Cuts in defense spending as part of the sequester could ripple to suppliers outside the U.S.
Jan 24, 2013
Three big employers dependent on defense spending, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and General Dynamic all expect cuts to their contracting services.
Dec 31, 2012
Defense contractors are already cutting back as the war in Afghanistan winds down.
Sep 27, 2012
Contractors say 'fiscal cliff' could force layoffs; legal deadline for pink slips looms
Aug 9, 2012
The big defense contractors -- including Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney -- say they may have to send out mass layoff notices to their employees in a few months. That's because they're worried that hundreds of billions of dollars in expected cuts to the Pentagon's budget will have a big effect on them.
Jan 27, 2012
Federal spending on defense could soon be drawn back, and private companies that make military equipment will have to look elsewhere for customers.